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Kylara A. Papenfuss and Brent L. Black

manage their water more effectively in an attempt to maximize water productivity. Water productivity ( Fereres and Soriano, 2007 ) is the crop yield or net income per unit of water used in crop evapotranspiration (ET c ). Under drought conditions

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Derek W. Barchenger, Khin Thandar, Thain Gi Myint, Tran Ngoc Hung, Nguyen Quoc Hung, Shih-wen Lin, Yen-wei Wang, and Tsung-han Lin

-specific preferences for chile pepper fruit shape, size, color, and capsaicinoid content, as well as yield, are major driving forces for farmer cultivar selection ( Barchenger et al., 2018 ). Adaptation to warm, humid climates; high yield potential; yield stability

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Shengrui Yao, Robert Heyduck, Steven Guldan, and Govinda Sapkota

, 20 to 30 kg·ha −1 P, and 25 to 30 kg·ha −1 K in May to early June. Fertilizer and rates varied slightly from site to site due to fertilizer availability ( Yao et al., 2019 ). Tree measurement, yield, and fruit data collection. In the planting year

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Gerry H. Neilsen, Denise Neilsen, Frank Kappel, Peter Toivonen, and Linda Herbert

fewer studies on drip-fertigation of sweet cherry ( Neilsen et al., 2004a ). Recent research on drip-fertigated apples has indicated an early yield response to annual phosphorus (P) fertigation applied soon after bloom ( Neilsen et al., 2008

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Humberto Núñez-Moreno, James L. Walworth, and Andrew P. Pond

of manure on Zn uptake, growth, yield, and nut quality of pecan trees growing under alkaline and calcareous conditions and to ascertain whether these effects can be enhanced by providing extra Zn with applied manure. Materials and Methods A field

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Shengrui Yao, Steve Guldan, and Robert Heyduck

for its erratic fruit set and yield fluctuation from year to year, even in some major apricot-producing areas ( Bassi et al., 1995 ; Gunes, 2006 ; Julian et al., 2007 ). Among 24 apricot trees representing six cultivars at Alcalde, NM, flower buds

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Humberto Núñez-Moreno, James L. Walworth, Andrew P. Pond, and Michael W. Kilby

. We evaluated Zn uptake, tree growth, and nut yield after a one-time band application of ZnSO 4 and Zn-EDTA in a calcareous soil over a period of 4 years. The objective was to determine if these fertilizers can effectively enhance Zn uptake in young

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M. Joseph Stephens, Peter A. Alspach, Ron A. Beatson, Chris Winefield, and Emily J. Buck

markets. Key targets of the program include: high yield, firm fruit that can be harvested by machine, high soluble solids, moderately high acidity, excellent flavor, improved human health attributes, and plant disease resistance. Breeding for high yield

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Elias A. Moura, Pollyana C. Chagas, Edvan A. Chagas, Railin R. Oliveira, Raphael H. Siqueira, Daniel L.L. Taveira, Wellington F. Araújo, Maria R. Araújo, and Maria L. Grigio

(measured in kilograms per plant); yield (measured in megagrams per hectare); fruit diameter and length (measured in millimeters); fruit, bark, pulp, and seed weight (measured in grams); firmness (measured in Newtons); soluble solids (measured in degrees

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Sohrab Davarpanah, Ali Tehranifar, Gholamhossein Davarynejad, Mehdi Aran, Javier Abadía, and Reza Khorassani

). Plant nutrition is crucial for agriculture production and crop quality, and ≈40% to 60% of the total world food production depends on the application of fertilizers. The average yields of some cereal crops in the United States, including maize, rice