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M. Lenny Wells

energy costs have led to a dramatic increase in the price of synthetic fertilizer ( Huang, 2009 ). Between 2002 and 2007 the cost of synthetic fertilizer N per acre rose by over 200% for pecan ( Wells, 2009a ). This sharp increase in the cost of a single

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M. Lenny Wells

fertilizer applied in southeastern U.S. pecan orchards. Ammonium nitrate is decreasing in popularity as a result of cost, and the risk potential for use in terroristic activities and storage-related problems. Urea is the most widely used dry N fertilizer in

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Kranti Macherla and Richard J. McAvoy

equally high fertilizer and water consumption. Greenhouse systems also enable producers to use sophisticated irrigation techniques to maximize water and fertilizer use efficiency. The most efficient systems deliver water directly to each plant and capture

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Nadia Roude, Terril A. Nell, and James E. Barrett

Florida Agr. J. Ser. no. R-00203. We are grateful to American Floral Endowment for support of this project, to Yoder Brothers for the cuttings, to W.R. Grace for media and fertilizer, and to Verlite Co. for media used in these studies. The

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Laurie E. Trenholm and Jerry B. Sartain

successfully completed the training. Recommended BMPs for lawn and landscape care cover appropriate fertilization practices, including timing, rates, delivery method, nitrogen (N) sources, fertilizer storage, and so on. Other BMP components include plant

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Julie Campbell, Alicia Rihn, and Hayk Khachatryan

., 2012 ; Groffman et al., 2016 ). Given this importance, understanding the factors that influence residential fertilizer purchasing decisions could lead to greater mindfulness in mitigating some of the environmental issues associated with home lawn

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Dustin P. Meador and Paul R. Fisher

% conversion of free Cl to chloramines after 0.2 s at pH 7 or 147 s at pH 4 ( White, 1992 ). In horticulture irrigation, water-soluble fertilizer containing ammonium, nitrate, and/or urea N is often supplied in irrigation between 100 and 200 mg·L −1 total N

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Joseph C. Fetter, Rebecca N. Brown, and José A. Amador

acids, and chlorophyll ( Brady and Weil, 2002 ). It is mainly provided to turfgrass in the form of fertilizer, although N from mineralization of soil organic matter (SOM) and precipitation can also enrich the soil N pool. Nitrogen applied to turfgrass is

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E.A. Guertal

A brief review of slow-release fertilizer technology Slow-release nitrogen fertilizers can be separated into three broad categories. The first is “natural” organic fertilizer, with the N contained as a part of crop residue, animal waste, or other

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Kenneth G. McCabe, Christopher J. Currey, James A. Schrader, David Grewell, Jake Behrens, and William R. Graves

flowering plants, foliage plants, and potted herbaceous perennials. Most plants grown in containers are provided water-soluble fertilizers or granular CRF. These fertilizers are typically synthetically derived, and sustainability of their use has been