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Heidi C. Anderson, Mary A. Rogers, and Emily E. Hoover

( Karlsson and Werner, 2011 ), and tunnels can increase the length of time during which strawberries can be harvested ( Kadir et al., 2006a ; Rowley et al., 2011 ). High tunnel strawberry production has also been shown to promote earlier flowering and

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David L. Ehret, Brenda Frey, Tom Forge, Tom Helmer, and David R. Bryla

ripening. Plants were pruned annually each winter according to industry standards ( BCMAL, 2009 ). In early spring of each year, the perimeter of the sawdust-covered plots was sprayed with Touchdown Total herbicide (Sygenta Crop Protection Canada Inc

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Larry E. Schrader, Jianguang Zhang, Jianshe Sun, Jizhong Xu, Don C. Elfving, and Cindy Kahn

near Orondo, WA; and ‘Fuji’ from a commercial orchard near Yakima, WA. Fruit were harvested when commercial maturity was attained (as determined by starch tests done by representatives from packinghouses). Apples were sorted as described earlier

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E. Barclay Poling

Northeast. By the early 1990s, epidemics of AFR began to occur in a number of matted-row strawberry-growing states the Northeast and Midwest (personal communications with Mike Ellis, Ohio State University, and Marvin Pritts, Cornell University). Ellis (not

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Giuseppe Colla, Mariateresa Cardarelli, Paolo Bonini, and Youssef Rouphael

on 2 Sept. and continued until the end of the experiment. The number of fruits, mean fruit mass, early (fruits harvested during the first week) and total yields were recorded on 20 plants located at the central part of each plot. Tomato fruits that

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Mundaya N. Jithesh, Owen S.D. Wally, Iain Manfield, Alan T. Critchley, David Hiltz, and Balakrishnan Prithiviraj

abiotic stress tolerance continue to hold promise, novel functional genomics approaches to isolate genes for abiotic stress tolerance are required for further improvement in this field. In earlier studies, it was observed that addition of commercial

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Robert L. Jarret, Gloria E. Barboza, Fabiane Rabelo da Costa Batista, Terry Berke, Yu-Yu Chou, Amanda Hulse-Kemp, Neftali Ochoa-Alejo, Pasquale Tripodi, Aniko Veres, Carolina Carrizo Garcia, Gabor Csillery, Yung-Kuang Huang, Erzsebet Kiss, Zsofia Kovacs, Mihaly Kondrak, Magda Lisette Arce-Rodriguez, Marisel A. Scaldaferro, and Antal Szoke

Archaeological data allude to the use of Capsicum species (pepper, chilies) as a spice as early as 5500 BCE ( Basu and De, 2003 ; Davenport, 1970 ). The crop was first introduced into Europe by Christopher Columbus during his travels in the 15th

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Rita de Cássia Alves, Ana Santana de Medeiros, Mayara Cristina M. Nicolau, Francisco de Assis Oliveira, Leonardo Warzea Lima, Edna Maria M. Aroucha, and Priscila Lupino Gratão

, early maturing, short season, saladette-type hybrid. The main root cutting was done in all the plants in phase II, to keep both sides of the root zone uniform without favoring the main root when the plants were placed in the vessels with the divided root

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Brent Rowell and Mar Lar Soe

regarding accuracy and ease of use of these tools since early 2009. Using local climatic data The first task for developing a simple calculator was to compile and transform local ET data. Fortunately, monthly average calculated ET values were available from

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been used for decades to reduce internode extension. The use of photoselective filters as an alternative to PGRs has been studied since the early 1990s and has been shown to modify plant growth. Five colors of ChromatiNeting, a photoselective filter