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Michele L. Crawford, Paula S. Williamson, Tina M. Waliczek, David E. Lemke, and Thomas B. Hardy

benefits of native species, growing and marketing native plants, and designing landscapes to support ecosystems are all strategies horticulturists are using to make a positive environmental impact ( Bell et al., 2003 ; Oxley et al., 2016 ; Pemberton et al

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Mathieu Ngouajio, Rafael Auras, R. Thomas Fernandez, Maria Rubino, James W. Counts Jr, and Thitisilp Kijchavengkul

infestation, better insect management, potential decrease in disease incidence, and efficient use of water and fertilizers. However, one major drawback of plasticulture in vegetable production is the cost and environmental concern associated with the removal

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David C. Zlesak, Vance M. Whitaker, Steve George, and Stan C. Hokanson

Garden roses ( Rosa sp.) are among the most popular flowering shrubs in the world. Diversity for traits such as form, color, and fragrance of flowers, plant habit, size, environmental adaptability, and extended season of flowering all contribute to

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Sam E. Wortman, Ignatius Kadoma, and Michael D. Crandall

, disposal of petroleum-based plastic mulches is a significant environmental concern that has led many growers to consider alternatives. Popular alternatives to PE mulches include organic mulches derived from agricultural or urban byproducts and waste [e

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Stephen A. Prior, G. Brett Runion, S. Christopher Marble, Hugo H. Rogers, Charles H. Gilliam, and H. Allen Torbert

primarily controlled by transpiration in C 4 plants, whereas both are important in C 3 plants. This was demonstrated by Acock and Allen (1985) using data from Valle et al. (1985) and Wong (1980) . In a more recent long-term field study, similar

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Daniel T. Lloyd, Douglas J. Soldat, and John C. Stier

deviate substantially from the set points ( Table 1 ). The environmental data from the first run of each temperature regimen were prematurely deleted by the system operator and are therefore unavailable, although real-time inspection of the data during the

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Alan W. Hodges, Charles R. Hall, Bridget K. Behe, and Jennifer H. Dennis

regions of the United States in response to varying economic and environmental conditions. The specific production practices examined in this article include the types of nursery media rooting systems used (containers, balled and burlap, field grown, and

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Diana R. Cochran, Amy Fulcher, and Guihong Bi

’ had similar (Georgia) or fewer branches (Alabama) following application. Our data and the aforementioned data are in line with previous reports that species, environmental conditions, plant stress, substrates, irrigation regimes, and cultural practices

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Jonathan M. Frantz and Peter Ling

to lowering temperatures are needed so that high-quality crops can meet the market demand on time. Fertility, light, and CO 2 are other environmental factors that can be manipulated within a greenhouse that influence growth and development. For

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John Erwin and Jonathan Hensley

Environmental Solutions, Inc., Minneapolis, MN), and SunGro Horticulture’s Sunshine SB 500 high-porosity growing medium (SunGro Horticulture, Bellevue, WA) in a mixed ratio of 1:1:2 by volume, respectively. This medium provided high water-holding capacity