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Charles F. Forney and Michael A. Jordan

Contribution No. 2188 of the Atlantic Food & Horticulture Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. We thank Charles Thompson, Extension Vegetable Specialist, and Pansy Brydon for supplying freshly harvested vegetables for this

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Eric A. Curry

81 WORKSHOP 10 Health Functional Fruits and Vegetables

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Mary Lamberts, Stephen K. O'Hair, Juan Carranza, George Hochmuth, and Edward Hanlon

142 POSTER SESSION 24 Culture & Management/Vegetable Crops & Herbs

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Jinghua Guo, Yan Yan, Lingdi Dong, Yonggang Jiao, Haizheng Xiong, Linqi Shi, Yu Tian, Yubo Yang, and Ainong Shi

Hydroponics is an increasingly important field for counterseason vegetable production because of its efficiency in fertilization, water, and space use. Furthermore, it can overcome the disadvantages of soil culture, such as continuous cropping

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Joseph F. Guenthner

Vegetable producers and marketers make business decisions based on supply estimates. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture provides estimates of planting intentions for field crops but not for most vegetable crops. This study developed models that can be used to forecast vegetable crop plantings. Multiple linear regression analysis was used to determine the factors that influence plantings of potatoes and onions. Field crop planting intentions, industry structure, lagged values of plantings, prices received, price volatility, and the price of sugar beets were found to be significant factors. The models and/or methods used in this study should be useful to those interested in forecasting vegetable plantings.

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Mary A. Rogers

Organic vegetable production under glass or in other protected environments, hereto referred as controlled-environment agriculture (CEA) is growing, according to the 2014 census of organic agriculture reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Michael D. Dukes, Lincoln Zotarelli, and Kelly T. Morgan

the economic value of these crops and relatively low water-holding capacity of the sandy soils. These crops include 748,360 acres of tree fruit crops [mostly citrus ( Citrus spp.)], 120,306 acres of vegetables [including 37,782 acres of tomato

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Lingxiao Zhang and S Kyei-Boahen

Vegetable soybean, also called edamame, is becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. as a result of the high nutritional value and health benefits. These soybeans are harvested when the pods are fully filled and still green. Fresh or frozen

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Brent Rowell and Mar Lar Soe

On-farm trials and demonstrations of low-cost drip irrigation systems for fruits, flowers, and vegetables were carried out with hundreds of farmer cooperators by the nonprofit organization Proximity Designs (Yangon, Myanmar) from 2007 to 2009 before

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Fekadu Fufa Dinssa, Peter Hanson, Dolores R. Ledesma, Ruth Minja, Omary Mbwambo, Mansuet Severine Tilya, and Tsvetelina Stoilova

Amaranth, known by various local names such as “Mchicha” in Tanzania, “Terere” in Kenya, “Aluma” and “Heberxefa” in Ethiopia, and “Ddodo” in Uganda and Rwanda, is a popular traditional African leafy vegetable with a long cultural tradition in East