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Genhua Niu and Raul I. Cabrera

and landscapes is an option to save fresh water for other purposes. The availability of reclaimed water (treated municipal wastewater) may increase with urban population growth ( Qian et al., 2005 ). Many municipalities in the southwest have encouraged

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R.S. Mylavarapu

environmental sustainability of nutrient cycling through rural and urban agricultural operations and natural ecosystems. The primary objective of traditional soil- and plant-testing programs is to estimate the nutrient supplying capacities of various soil types

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Angela Y.Y. Kong, Cynthia Rosenzweig, and Joshua Arky

Expanding agricultural capacity within or close to urban centers has the potential to supplement the growing demand for locally grown produce, while also reducing food transportation costs, lowering greenhouse gas emissions associated with food

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Sam Marshall, David Orr, Lucy Bradley, and Christopher Moorman

As a result of the economic boom in the mid-20th century, the middle-class changed its way of life, increasing urban sprawl due to movement away from city centers ( Robbins and Sharp, 2003a ). From the mid-1950s to 1986, almost 69 million acres of

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John C. Majsztrik, Elizabeth W. Price, and Dennis M. King

) regulations that limit the amount of certain pollutants that can be discharged into receiving waters. The cost and effectiveness of various agricultural and urban BMPs to control runoff and the prices of nutrient discharge offset credits that are emerging in

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Jason Ernest Elvin Dampier, Richard W. Harper, Ashley McElhinney, and Eric Biltonen

-resistant ones. This strategy, known as host plant resistance, or HPR, is an important strategy in agricultural and forested settings ( Beck, 1965 ; Herms, 2002 ). With mounting social and regulatory pressures demanding the use of less pesticides in urban and

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Sheri Dorn, Milton G. Newberry III, Ellen M. Bauske, and Svoboda V. Pennisi

gardeners HortTechnology 26 522 529 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service 2013 2013 rural-urban continuum codes [data file]. 25 Feb. 2017. < > U.S. Department of

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Esther McGinnis, Alicia Rihn, Natalie Bumgarner, Sarada Krishnan, Jourdan Cole, Casey Sclar, and Hayk Khachatryan

, sustainable, local, green, urban agriculture, and succulent. More consumer behavior research is needed in this area to identify attractive terminology for millennials. Social media outreach Jourdan Cole, Account Executive for Garden Media Group, noted that CH

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Luis A. Valdez-Aguilar, Catherine M. Grieve, James Poss, and Donald A. Layfield

Water availability and quality are issues of major concern in reference to irrigation of urban landscapes resulting from the competition with a rapidly growing population that requires vast volumes of good-quality water ( Kjelgren et al., 2000

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Lawrence R. Parsons, Bahman Sheikh, Robert Holden, and David W. York

reasons for reclaiming water. Currently, California uses nearly half of its reclaimed water on agriculture and the rest on landscape irrigation and other uses. The two largest reclaimed water projects for food crop irrigation in California (and the United