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Amanda Bayer, John Ruter, and Marc W. van Iersel

currently limited ( Warsaw et al., 2009 ). Understanding how plant growth is affected by maintenance of different θ thresholds will allow for species-specific guidelines. Automated irrigation using capacitance sensors to maintain θ thresholds can be used to

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Roger Kjelgren, Yongyut Trisurat, Ladawan Puangchit, Nestor Baguinon, and Puay Tan Yok

al., 2003 ; Elliot et al., 2006 ). Some drought deciduous species have high trunk water storage capacitance as a result of unique wood anatomy that allows these species to tolerate low soil water potentials ( Borchert and Pockman, 2005 ). However

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Mathieu Ngouajio, Guangyao Wang, and Ronald G. Goldy

monitoring of soil moisture content at 12, 24, and 36 inches using a capacitance probe (200AP; Troxler Electronic Laboratories, Research Triangle Park, NC) connected to a portable data logger(PRISM; Precision Irrigation Scheduling Methods, Malaga, WA). Leaf

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Erik Lichtenberg, John Majsztrik, and Monica Saavoss

-in-pot container nursery HortTechnology 23 760 769 Burnett, S.E. van Iersel, M.W. 2008 Morphology and irrigation efficiency of Gaura lindheimeri grown with capacitance sensor-controlled irrigation HortScience 43 1555 1560 Chappell, M. Dove, S.K. van Iersel, M

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Taryn L. Bauerle, William L. Bauerle, Marc Goebel, and David M. Barnard

(ThetaProbe; Dynamax, Houston, TX). Substrate soil moisture measurements. To characterize within-layer variation in substrate moisture, we deployed an array of 12 capacitance/frequency-domain sensors (model 5TM; Decagon Devices, Pullman, WA) with a 1-L field

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Ibukun T. Ayankojo, Kelly T. Morgan, Davie M. Kadyampakeni, and Guodong D. Liu

monitor the soil moisture pattern. The soil moisture sensors use the capacitance method ( Katul et al., 1997 ; Morgan et al., 1999 , 2002 ) of estimating volumetric water content and were used to determine irrigation effects on the soil moisture status

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Xunzhong Zhang, Erik H. Ervin, Yiming Liu, Guofu Hu, Chao Shang, Takeshi Fukao, and Jasper Alpuerto

capacitance-probe measurements of in-pot volumetric moisture (0–8 cm depth) at day 0 averaged 34.4% ± 0.21%. The pots lost moisture uniformly and no significant differences in soil moisture content were measured between cultivars (data not shown). Capacitance

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Amanda Bayer, John Ruter, and Marc W. van Iersel

, M.W. 2008 Morphology and irrigation efficiency of Gaura lindheimeri grown with capacitance sensor-controlled irrigation HortScience 43 1555 1560 Currey, C.J. Lopez, R.G. 2011 Early flurprimidol drench applications suppress final height of four

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Gilbert Miller, Ahmad Khalilian, Jeffrey W. Adelberg, Hamid J. Farahani, Richard L. Hassell, and Christina E. Wells

whole plot contained a Sentek TriSCAN EasyAg 50-cm soil water capacitance probe (Sentek PTY, Ltd., Kent Town, South Australia), which was integrated within an automated drip irrigation system (EarthTec Solutions LLC, Vineland, NJ). Probes were located

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Diana R. Cochran, Richard L. Harkess, Patricia R. Knight, Maria Tomaso-Peterson, Eugene K. Blythe, and Charles H. Gilliam

utilizing the principle of protein-dye binding Anal. Biochem. 72 248 254 Burnett, S.E. van Iersel, M.W. 2008 Morphology and irrigation efficiency of Gaura lindheimeri grown with capacitance sensor-controlled irrigation HortScience 43 1555 1560 Daayf, F