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M. Lenny Wells

, poultry litter, clover + poultry litter, ammonium nitrate, and control treatments from 2008 to 2011. Discussion Leaf elemental tissue analysis, pecan yield, and quality indicate that poultry litter and clover provide adequate N nutrition for pecan

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Tonghua Pan, Juanjuan Ding, Gege Qin, Yunlong Wang, Linjie Xi, Junwei Yang, Jianming Li, Jing Zhang, and Zhirong Zou

. Effects of CO 2 enrichment and supplementary light on tomato fruit yield characteristics. Nutritional qualities were promoted by CaLs and CeLs, but were slightly reduced by CeLn ( Table 4 ). Compared with CaLn, CaLs affected nutrient contents the most

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Bruce W. Wood, Lenny Wells, and Frank Funderburke

nutmeat yield and quality. Additionally, K nutritional stress of developing fruit is a factor potentially affecting profitability of trees otherwise thought to be K-sufficient. Materials and Methods Orchard characteristics The influence of

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Ossama Kodad and Rafel Socias i Company

nutritional value and a better stability against rancidity than kernels from open and cross-pollination. As a consequence, autogamous cultivars in solid orchards could supply a product of the highest nutritional and technological quality to the commercial and

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Michael A. Gold, Mihaela M. Cernusca, and Larry D. Godsey

process, and a lower quality product ( Mycosource Inc., n.d. ; Royse, 2001 ). Shiitake mushrooms are prized for their taste, nutritional value, and health benefits. They are low in calories, glucose, and sodium, and are high in potassium, phosphorus

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Giuseppe Colla, Mariateresa Cardarelli, Paolo Bonini, and Youssef Rouphael

-mediated positive effects on plant nutrition, photosynthesis, and secondary metabolism can enhance vegetable quality ( Battacharyya et al., 2015 ; Colla et al., 2015b ). Ertani et al. (2014) revealed an increase of carbohydrates, antioxidant activity, lycopene

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Dean A. Kopsell, Kimberly J. Whitlock, Carl E. Sams, and David E. Kopsell

quality. Regular consumption of a variety of specialty crops provides the human diet with essential vitamins and minerals, in addition to nutritionally important phytochemicals. Unique phytochemicals within these crops actively participate in chronic

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Giedrė Samuolienė, Akvilė Urbonavičiūtė, Pavelas Duchovskis, Zenonas Bliznikas, Pranciškus Vitta, and Artūras Žukauskas

An important nutritional quality factor of vegetables is low nitrate content. Although data on potential long-term health risk of nitrate are contradictory ( Gangolli et al., 1994 ; Walker, 1990 ), some national and international regulatory

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Eduardo Esteves, Gabriel Maltais-Landry, Flavia Zambon, Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi, and Davie M. Kadyampakeni

defoliation, and, finally, plant mortality ( Bassanezi et al., 2011 ; Graham et al., 2013 ; Kadyampakeni et al., 2014 ). Nutrition plays an important role in plant defense mechanisms against multiple pests and diseases, as well-fertilized plants are less

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Carl J. Rosen and Deborah L. Allan

reviews comparing the effects of conventional and organic production systems on health aspects and nutritional quality of foods have been written ( Bourn and Prescott, 2002 ; Brandt and Molgaard, 2001 ; Chen, 2005 ; Heaton, 2001 ; Magkos et al., 2003