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John Majsztrik, Erik Lichtenberg, and Monica Saavoss

, fertility management, disease and pest losses and control practices. Additionally, we asked for specific information about greenhouse, container, and field production, plus information on runoff collection and containment for each responding operation in

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Derek W. Barchenger, Sopana Yule, Nakarin Jeeatid, Shih-wen Lin, Yen-wei Wang, Tsung-han Lin, Yuan-li Chan, and Lawrence Kenyon

pepper, the past 3 decades have seen the number of virus species identified as infecting chile pepper as well as virus disease incidence increase considerably ( Kenyon et al., 2014b ). Likely, the most devastating chile pepper–infecting viruses

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H. Brent Pemberton, Kevin Ong, Mark Windham, Jennifer Olson, and David H. Byrne

, which brought together trade associations, growers, breeders, landscape management firms, botanical gardens, federal regulatory agencies, biocontrol corporations, consultants, state plant disease diagnostic laboratories, and researchers from both the

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Thomas A. Obreza and Arnold Schumann

; and 4) investigating the long-term effect of citrus diseases and continued urban growth on nutrient management. Literature cited Alva, A.K. 1993 Comparison of Mehlich 3, Mehlich 1, ammonium bicarbonate-DTPA, 1.0 M ammonium acetate, and 0.2 M ammonium

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Andre Luiz Biscaia Ribeiro da Silva, Joara Secchi Candian, Elizanilda Ramalho do Rego, Timothy Coolong, and Bhabesh Dutta

losses while adopting best management practices to reduce disease incidence. The bacterium can be seedborne and seed-transmitted or can survive on crop residue and on cruciferous (Brassicaceae) weeds ( Cook et al., 1952 ; Lema et al., 2011 ; Vicente et

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Bruce W. Wood, Charles C. Reilly, Clive H. Bock, and Michael W. Hotchkiss

improved scab disease management tools that increase efficacy and/or reduce control costs without adversely affecting tree health and production potential. Toxicity, deficiency, or imbalances in either essential or beneficial nutrient elements can

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Edward A. Evans, Jonathan Crane, Alan Hodges, and Jason L. Osborne

potential losses that could result from an incursion of this disease in the main avocado production area in Florida. Laurel wilt disease: Ecology, damage caused, and management of the disease. Laurel wilt is a vascular disease that causes extensive mortality

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Arthur Villordon, Julio Solis, Don LaBonte, and Christopher Clark

agroclimatic variables measured within 20 DAT and U.S. #1 sweetpotato yield from experimental plots under uniform management conditions. We assumed the absence of influence from weeds, disease, insect pests, and chemical injury. The long-term goal is to develop

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Cristian E. Loyola, John M. Dole, and Rebecca Dunning

problem. Production issues. The main production problem was insect management; disease management was the third most important problem ( Fig. 3 ). Pest management is a common problem for many floriculture crops ( Nelson, 1998 ). Cut flowers grown outdoors

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Xianzhi Zhou, Yufen Wu, Sheng Chen, Yang Chen, Weiguang Zhang, Xintao Sun, and Yijie Zhao

soilborne diseases, especially when genetic or chemical approaches for disease management are not available. In some cases, grafted plants have shown improved crop productivity and allowed the modification of fruit quality characteristics ( Colla et al