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Min Wu and Chieri Kubota

Campus Agriculture Center in Tucson. The greenhouse was equipped with an evaporative cooling system with the exhaust fans located at the south end and the wet pads located at the north end of the greenhouse. The experimental plants were grown on benches

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Brian Makeredza, Helen Marais, Michael Schmeisser, Elmi Lötze, and Willem J. Steyn

accumulation in apple tissue J. Hort. Sci. 72 723 729 Crisosto, C.H. 1994 Stone fruit maturity indices: A descriptive review. Postharv News Info. 5 65 68 Evans, R.G. 2004 Energy balance of apples under evaporative cooling Trans. Amer. Soc. Agr. Eng. 47 1029

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Julie Guckenberger Price, Stephen A. Watts, Amy N. Wright, Robert W. Peters, and Jason T. Kirby

Gaffin, S.R. Rosenzweig, C. Parshall, L. Hillel, D. Eichenbaum-Pikser, J. Greenbaum, A. Blake, R. Beattie, D. Berghage, R. 2006 Quantifying evaporative cooling from green roofs and comparison to other land surfaces Proc. 4th Intl. Green Roof Conf

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Clinton C. Shock, Erik B.G. Feibert, and Lamont D. Saunders

temperatures during the growing season induced translucent scale. Higher soil and air temperatures might be induced by an interruption of irrigation and the resulting lack of evaporative cooling by the soil and plant leaves. This trial tested the effect of a

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Matthew G. Blanchard and Erik S. Runkle

, evaporative cooling, and heating as needed. The photoperiod was maintained at 12 h for 20 weeks by pulling opaque black cloth from 1700 to 0800 hr and was extended with light from incandescent lamps (3 to 4 μmol·m −2 ·s −1 at plant height). The photoperiod

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Matthew G. Blanchard and Erik S. Runkle

Station, Ontario, Canada) that controlled steam heating, passive and active ventilation, and evaporative cooling pads when needed. The transition period between the day and night temperature set points was 3 min/°C. The experiment was performed twice with

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Hans Spalholz and Chieri Kubota

-and-fan evaporative cooling system and overhead air heating system were used for ambient temperature control. In addition, a high-pressure fogging system was used for humidification with a minimum set point of 55% relative humidity. When moved to the greenhouse, the

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William T. Haller, Lyn A. Gettys, and Taizo Uchida

an evaporative cooling system for 3–4 weeks to allow establishment; during this time, they were irrigated with tap water as needed and clipped with scissors to a height of 1 inch every 6–10 d. After establishment, plants were selected for uniformity

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Carl J. Della Torre III, William T. Haller, and Lyn A. Gettys

mix were planted with ‘Palmetto’ st. augustinegrass and cultured under natural daylength (11–12.5 h light) in a greenhouse equipped with propane heaters and an evaporative cooling system; average night and day air temperatures ranged from 16 to 30 °C

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Elizabeth Conlan, Tatiana Borisova, Erick Smith, Jeffrey Williamson, and Mercy Olmstead

wind speed increases to 16 km·h −1 or above, frost protection may not be effective. Other matters that growers should consider in frost-protecting their crops include increased evaporative cooling due to wind, the potential for poor ice formation, ice