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Charles L. Webber III, James W. Shrefler, and Merritt J. Taylor

application may increase their potential usefulness for organic production systems. Interrow cultivation for the purpose of weed control is not always the ideal choice for organic vegetable production or, because of the soil and weather conditions, may not

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Yingqian Lin, Alexa R. Wilson, and Pascal Nzokou

production system as a result of optimal growing conditions when combining regular mulching with low inorganic fertilizer applications. The positive growth result obtained in alfalfa cropping systems was supported by excellent foliar N concentrations, similar

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

-free environment. A potential alternative to overhead mist is submist aeroponics, which relies on the application of mist from below the cutting, to the base of the stem inserted into an enclosed chamber. Several systems are available on the consumer market for use

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Amanda Skidmore, Neil Wilson, Mark Williams, and Ric Bessin

occurrence, additional sprays would be needed. In these systems, rowcovers would reduce the need for chemical applications until their removal for pollination. Although rowcovers did not increase yields in our study, Tillman et al. (2015b) observed that

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Ugur Bilgili, F. Olcay Topac-Sagban, Irfan Surer, Nejla Caliskan, Pervin Uzun, and Esvet Acikgoz

from the activated sludge system of a food processing and canning company, not an industrial manufacturing source. Several studies indicate that repeated, long-term application of sewage sludge to agricultural lands increases the total and available P

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S. Alan Walters

. Relationship of nitrogen (N) fertilizer rate in no-tillage pumpkin production system with ( A ) pumpkin fruit number/ha, and ( B ) pumpkin fruit weight (kg·ha −1 ). Nitrogen application rate affected average pumpkin fruit weight and diameter, with quadratic

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David R. Bryla

chemical and microbiological processes). Considerations include movement and availability of soil nutrients, size and distribution of the crop's root system, and the method of fertilizer application. Fertilizers placed correctly ensure that nutrients are

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Thomas Graham and Michael A. Dixon

dissolved) in the system flowed to the top of the loop where it was discharged to an off-gas destruct unit (OCD11; Clearwater Tech LLC). Aqueous ozone application. To achieve a stable ozone exposure regime, a dunking system was constructed in which the

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Daniel C. Brainard and D. Corey Noyes

amendments including compost and cover crops and by minimizing SOM losses through reduced tillage practices ( Magdoff and van Es, 2000 ). Although organic matter inputs are common in vegetable production systems, adoption of reduced tillage practices has been

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Celina Gómez, Christopher J. Currey, Ryan W. Dickson, Hye-Ji Kim, Ricardo Hernández, Nadia C. Sabeh, Rosa E. Raudales, Robin G. Brumfield, Angela Laury-Shaw, Adam K. Wilke, Roberto G. Lopez, and Stephanie E. Burnett

; Short et al., 2018 ). Production systems. Production systems for CEA typically consist of soilless culture, with or without the use of an organic or inorganic substrate and with active application of water and fertilizer, typically provided with a dilute