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Amy N. Wright, James A. Robbins, and Mengmeng Gu

The nursery industry is a key segment of U.S. agriculture with an estimated wholesale value of almost $13 billion in 2006 ( Jerardo, 2007 ). In 2006, the 17 largest nursery-producing states in terms of gross sales accounted for 471,106 acres of

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Carolyn F. Scagel, Richard P. Regan, and Guihong Bi

Bud death (necrosis) and shoot dieback in the spring decrease the salability and growth of nursery trees. Bud necrosis and shoot dieback of green ash occurs periodically in nursery trees in the Pacific northwestern United States (PNW), affecting as

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Kim D. Bowman, Lynn Faulkner, and Mike Kesinger

rootstocks in Florida began in 2002, when 14,572 nursery trees were propagated on ‘US-812’ ( Kesinger, 2015 ). In the year of release for ‘US-802’ and ‘US-897’ (2007), 21,046 trees were propagated on ‘US-802’, and 4871 trees on ‘US-897’. Following release of

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Bruk E. Belayneh, John D. Lea-Cox, and Erik Lichtenberg

Automated irrigation scheduling systems are widely used in intensive horticultural production environments, such as greenhouse, container nursery, or field ornamental nurseries. Additionally, many high-value food crops are also irrigated, as are

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Salvatore S. Mangiafico, Julie Newman, Donald J. Merhaut, Jay Gan, Ben Faber, and Laosheng Wu

Citrus, avocado, and ornamental nursery products are notable agricultural commodities in at least 12 counties throughout southern California, including coastal and inland areas [ California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), 2007 . Nursery

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S. Christopher Marble, Stephen A. Prior, G. Brett Runion, H. Allen Torbert, Charles H. Gilliam, Glenn B. Fain, Jeff L. Sibley, and Patricia R. Knight

, and animal production systems with little attention given to specialty industries such as horticulture. The green industry (nursery, greenhouse, and sod production) is one of the fastest growing sectors in agriculture ( Hall et al., 2005 ); however

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Matthew R. Chappell, Sarah A. White, Amy F. Fulcher, Anthony V. LeBude, Gary W. Knox, and Jean-Jacques B. Dubois

Ornamental nursery production is an economically important sector of specialty crop agriculture in the United States, with 8226 growers producing nursery crops with a farm gate revenue of $4.3 billion [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2015

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Erin Agro and Youbin Zheng

Over the last 30 years, there has been a growing trend of intensified nursery production within Canada ( Deliotte and Touche LLP, 2009 ). Containerized plant production is a major contributor to this intensification, because it allows for greater

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Holly L. Scoggins, Joyce G. Latimer, and Victoria T. Barden

The research reported herein was funded in part by the Virginia Agriculture Council, the Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association and the Virginia Flower Growers Association. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Michael

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Holly L. Scoggins, Joyce G. Latimer, and Victoria T. Barden

The research reported herein was funded in part by the Virginia Agricultural Council, the Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Virginia Flower Growers Association. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Michael Lambur