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Matthew J. Koch and Stacy A. Bonos

were a measure of the percentage of each plant that remained green despite the salinity stress. Clipping yields were measured by removing shoot growth above the 3.8-cm cutting height, drying the clippings for 48 h at 65 °C, and weighing them. Finally

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Maurizio Giolo, Stefano Macolino, Erica Barolo, and Filippo Rimi

mowed weekly with a rotary mower at an effective cutting height of 36 mm with clippings removed. In December of each year, broadleaf weeds were controlled with an application of selective herbicide dicamba (3,6-dichloro-2-methoxybenzoic acid) at 0.1 kg

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Mohamad Hossein Sheikh Mohamadi, Nematollah Etemadi, Ali Nikbakht, and Mohammad Pessarakli

. A 10–5–10 (N–P 2 O 5 –K 2 O) fertilizer was applied at 15 g·m −2 once every 2 weeks beginning at seeding and once per month from October to June. Wheatgrass and tall fescue were maintained at a cutting height of 4 cm and were mowed when needed using

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Sabine R. Green, Geno A. Picchioni, Leigh W. Murray, and Marisa M. Wall

, M.W. 2002 Nutrient solution concentration affects growth of subirrigated bedding plants J. Plant Nutr. 25 387 403 New Mexico State University 2009 New Mexico Climate Center 6 Aug. 2009 < http://weather.nmsu.edu >. Ojo, D.O. 2001 Density and cutting

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Christos Lykas, Constantinos Kittas, Nikolaos Katsoulas, and Maria Papafotiou

. (1999) . Concerning the parameters related to the PAR , PAR :total and PAR :NIR ratios, they were ≈30% lower under the P-PE film than under the C-PE film. Effects on cuttings stage. Figure 2 shows the evolution of cuttings height under the

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Roberto G. Lopez and Erik S. Runkle

the most valuable annual bedding crops commonly propagated from cuttings ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008 ). The objective of this study was to quantify the effects of DLI during propagation on rooting, growth, and quality (cutting height and

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Eric M. Lyons, Peter J. Landschoot, and David R. Huff

plants maintained at a higher cutting height (4 mm) had a decreased rate of root mortality when compared with plants maintained at lower cutting heights (3 mm), indicating the importance of mowing height in maintaining a healthy root system. Closely mowed

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Mohamad-Hossein Sheikh-Mohamadi, Nematollah Etemadi, and Mostafa Arab

establishment phase of grass development. In general, grasses were watered three times weekly to maintain plants under well-watered conditions. The soil moisture was maintained at field capacity and the grass was maintained at a cutting height of 5 cm. The pots

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Tim R. Pannkuk, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, Kurt Steinke, James C. Thomas, David R. Chalmers, and Richard H. White

. augustinegrass was mowed at 5- to 7.6-cm cutting height every 2 to 4 weeks. Mowing heights are typically higher during the summer months to reduce plant stress. The bluestem and muhlygrass (native and tree + native treatments) were trimmed with handheld clippers

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Olivia Sanchez, Stephanie E. Burnett, and Bryan J. Peterson

or combination systems in the propagation environment they provided. The air temperature at cutting height in submist systems was almost always greater, and the RH lower, than in the overhead mist or combination systems ( Fig. 2A and B ). Because of