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Jennifer M. Bousselot, James E. Klett, and Ronda D. Koski

Lundholm, 2008 ). Additionally, a diversified plant palette on an extensive green roof may be able to adapt to variable moisture conditions and maximize the evaporative cooling benefit, thus extending the benefits of extensive green roofs ( Compton and

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Christopher J. Currey, Roberto G. Lopez, Brian A. Krug, Ingram McCall, and Brian E. Whipker

concentrations was selected based on results of a preliminary study (B. Whipker, unpublished data). Plants were grown in a glass-glazed greenhouse with exhaust fan and evaporative-pad cooling, radiant hot-water heating, and retractable shade curtains controlled

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Esmaeil Fallahi, Bahar Fallahi, Bahman Shafii, and Zabihollah Zamani

( Fallahi et al., 2011 ; Greene and Autio, 1993 ), fruit bagging ( Fallahi et al., 2001 ), evaporative cooling ( Williams, 1993 ), and the use of reflective film to increase the intensity of light into the tree canopy ( Ju et al., 1999 ). However, the high

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Ursula K. Schuch

Trees are an important component of urban landscapes and mitigate temperature and local microclimate effects, improve air quality by removing pollutants, store carbon and reduce carbon dioxide emission, and lower energy use for heating and cooling

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Sacha J. Johnson and Carol A. Miles

on days 1 to 3, the research healing chamber was highest on day 4, and both chambers had similar RH on days 5 to 7. More frequent misting with cool water and greater internal volume in the research healing chamber as compared with the industry healing

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Richard C. Beeson Jr. and Jianjun Chen

outdoor conditions, and relative humidity was normally higher inside the greenhouse. Although there was no measurable wind, air movement occurred during most afternoons from early spring until late fall due to operation of evaporative cooling fans

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Amanda J. Vance, Patrick Jones, and Bernadine C. Strik

in the aisles. Plants were drip irrigated, but overhead sprinklers were used for evaporative cooling when temperatures exceeded 29 °C. Blueberry rows were also spaced 3.0 m apart with perennial grass between the rows. At location 1, blueberry plants

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Gerry H. Neilsen, Denise Neilsen, Frank Kappel, and T. Forge

three fruiting seasons (2009–11), 2 years of which were characterized by cool and wet springs. HFI resulted in higher root zone soil moisture content relative to LFI despite reduced evaporative demand during part of the growing season. Differences in

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film on fruit that will withstand rain and overhead evaporative cooling”; d. “… creates a transparent film on the fruit that allows excellent color development”; e. “… is less expensive than existing technologies such as shade cloths, overhead

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Travis Culpepper, Joseph Young, David T. Montague, Dana Sullivan, and Benjamin Wherley

/ha of 24N–3.5P–14.1K plus micronutrients (Plant Food; Scotts Miracle-Gro Products, Inc., Marysville, OH). An evaporative cooling system and fans were engaged to maintain more stable greenhouse conditions when the internal temperature reached 90 °F (32