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Karla Gabrielle Dutra Pinto, Sônia Maria Figueiredo Albertino, Bruna Nogueira Leite, Daniel Oscar Pereira Soares, Francisco Martins de Castro, Laís Alves da Gama, Débora Clivati, and André Luiz Atroch

optimize rooting without burdening the seedling production process. These regulators affect the root system quality, such as the root volume ( Fig. 3 ), thus influencing seedling development and survival to transplanting ( Lima et al., 2018 ). In some cases

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Kimberly A. Williams, Chad T. Miller, and Ward Upham

serve as a foundation to understand how to optimize the potential for horticulture FFA CDEs to be used as a recruitment tool to attract students into undergraduate programs in horticulture. Materials and methods Lists of Kansas high school student FLOR

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Francisco M. del Amor and María D. Gómez-López

, we aimed to evaluate RH and UF at increased irrigation; and in the last year, we aimed to optimize the procedure through a reduction of the irrigation ( Table 1 ). Table 1. Volume of irrigation and percentage of drainage irrigation (% DR) at different

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Huicong Wang and Lailiang Cheng

delays skin red color development but accelerates flesh starch degradation in ‘Gala’ apples. These differential effects of N supply should be taken into account when assessing fruit maturity for optimizing harvest time. Literature Cited Arnon, D.I. 1949

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Kristy Borrelli, Richard T. Koenig, Brad M. Jaeckel, and Carol A. Miles

difficult to harvest all cultivars at their optimal market maturity. Although all crop types were well suited for winter production, we recommend that producers plant crops separately to ensure that the quality of each cultivar is optimized at harvest

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S. Shukla, B.J. Boman, R.C. Ebel, P.D. Roberts, and E.A. Hanlon

optimize water and nutrient input of crops, considerable nutrient leaching is still likely due to highly permeable sandy soils, shallow root zones, and high intensity rain storms. Therefore, other BMPs are designed to better manage the nutrients that are

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Ockert Greyvenstein, Terri Starman, Brent Pemberton, Genhua Niu, and David Byrne

or MTS as indicators of stress tolerance for various crops are usually based on stress temperature, duration, and the age of plant tissue. These variables, in combination with sound experimental design, must be optimized for each crop and technique

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Gregory A. Lang

pollinators, but the trade-off of yield versus fruit size must be managed strategically to optimize crop value for target premium markets. A complete economic evaluation of high tunnel production systems for sweet cherry remains premature, as the system

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Ravneet K. Sandhu, Nathan S. Boyd, Shaun Sharpe, Zhengfei Guan, Qi Qiu, Tianyuan Luo, and Shinsuke Agehara

competition, and impact yield. Planting date optimization for the second crop is, therefore, a critical consideration for growers. There have been few studies conducted on planting date optimization of cucurbits when relay cropped with strawberries ( Santos et

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Xuelian Jiang, Yueling Zhao, Rui Wang, and Sheng Zhao

costs, optimizes WUE , and reduces the leakage of nutrients and pesticides to groundwater ( Pulupol et al., 1996 ). Many studies have shown that some degree of deficit irrigation can increase WUE and improves tomato quality ( Chen et al., 2013 , 2014