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Jennifer H. Dennis, Roberto G. Lopez, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Chengyan Yue, and Benjamin L. Campbell

plastic pots (69.6%), use of controlled-release fertilizer (66.4%), composting plant waste (64.0%), conservation/efficiency of energy (55.2%), use of biological pest controls (44.0%), water conservation measures (44.0%), and use of organic fertilizers (41

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Tim R. Pannkuk

for water will take an increasing precedence in municipal water management ( Moss et al., 2013 ). Landscape water conservation methods and techniques using new technology or science-based principles will continue to contribute to managing water

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Malik G. Al-Ajlouni, Dawn M. VanLeeuwen, Michael N. DeMers, and Rolston St. Hilaire

landscape were not categorized quantitatively. Kenney et al. (2004) and more recently, Al-Kofahi et al. (2012a) showed that quantitative assessments of residential urban landscapes facilitate urban water conservation because accurate landscape water

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Jeff B. Million and Thomas H. Yeager

and water conservation J. Environ. Hort. 13 6 11 Belayneh, B.E. Lea-Cox, J.D. Lichtenberg, E. 2013 Costs and benefits of implementing sensor-controlled irrigation in a commercial pot-in-pot nursery HortTechnology 23 760 769 Burt, C.M. Clemmens, A

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Kurt Steinke, David R. Chalmers, Richard H. White, Charles H. Fontanier, James C. Thomas, and Benjamin G. Wherley

restrictions commonly target discretionary uses such as lawn and landscape irrigation. When considering water restrictions and other water conservation methods, replacing traditional turfgrasses with native or indigenous species is often a favored approach

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Roger Kjelgren, Lixue Wang, and Daryl Joyce

sports fields are increasingly targeted for water conservation. Low water-requiring or “water-wise” urban landscaping is an increasingly important policy tool in arid/semiarid and water-limited areas in Australia and the western United States ( Hurd et

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Sarah E. Cathey, Jason K. Kruse, Thomas R. Sinclair, and Michael D. Dukes

Demand for water used to irrigate landscapes is continuously increasing, which indicates a need for water conservation strategies. Understanding the physiological limits to maintaining turf quality under severe drought stress and subsequent recovery

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Reagan W. Hejl, Benjamin G. Wherley, James C. Thomas, and Richard H. White

One means of achieving water conservation in turf management is by providing water at rates below a plant’s maximal consumptive water use, otherwise known as deficit irrigation ( Feldhake et al., 1984 ; Fry and Butler, 1989 ; Qian and Engelke

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Stefano Fiorio, Stefano Macolino, and Bernd Leinauer

As water availability for turfgrass irrigation has become increasingly limited, improving water conservation has become an important objective in turfgrass management. Most research focused on turfgrass water use has been conducted in arid regions

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Bobby Mottern, Mary Hague, and Judy Caldwell

Two xeriscape gardens have been designed for the purpose of educating the public about the importance of water conservation through xeriscaping. One was designed and implemented for a temporary exhibit at the South Carolina State Fair in October of 1991. The exhibit was cosponsored by the Clemson University Extension Service and Master Gardener programs.

The second garden has been designed for the Clemson University Botanical Garden. This will be a permanant addition to the botanical garden soley for display purposes. It is designed to be a model for students, professors, and the general public to observe and study principles associated with water conservation in the landscape.