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C. Siobhan Dunets and Youbin Zheng

separation and optimizing recovery while simultaneously meeting low P limits in a low-organic, high-P wastewater such as greenhouse wastewater have yet to be investigated. Depending on particle size and separation rate of fine precipitate, which may be

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Carolyn F. Scagel, Guihong Bi, Leslie H. Fuchigami and Richard P. Regan

decreased without sacrificing growth ( Cabrera, 2004 ; Struve and Rose, 1998 ). One way to optimize nutrient management practices is to determine how N uptake by container-grown nursery plants is related to uptake of other nutrients. Understanding the

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Dominique-André Demers, Martine Dorais and Athanasios P. Papadopoulos

and climatic factors. The main objective of this study was to determine the optimal leaf-to-fruit ratio for minimizing the incidence of russeting while optimizing yield of greenhouse tomato fruit. The second objective was to investigate the effect of

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Johshin Tsuruyama and Toshio Shibuya

in dry matter production when optimizing the photoperiod for growth of strawberry seedlings. Fig. 4. Seedlings of the strawberry cultivars Elan and Yotsuboshi after growth for 38 d under light-emitting diode illumination (in the growth chambers) under

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Marija Perić, Slavica Dmitrović, Suzana Živković, Biljana Filipović, Marijana Skorić, Ana Simonović and Slađana Todorović

sources for two Fagus species ( Cuenca and Vieitez, 2000 ). In some cases fructose proved to be more efficient than other carbohydrates ( Welander et al., 1989 ). Thus, the optimization of a protocol for in vitro propagation of an unexplored plant

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Xiaofeng Yang, Lianzhu Chen, Ming Cao, Xuebin Zhang and Shaopeng Li

vegetable parameters has been established ( Nendel, 2009 ; Soto et al., 2014 ; Suárez-Rey et al., 2016 ), but these models have never been involved in nitrogen and potassium coupling optimize for muskmelon. The objective of this study was to develop a

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Suzanne O’Connell, Cary Rivard, Mary M. Peet, Chris Harlow and Frank Louws

cultivar Cherokee Purple ( Solanum lycopersicum L.) (Johnny’s Selected Seeds, Winslow, ME) was used throughout this experiment. Systems management. Cultural management practices specific to each system were followed in an effort to optimize system

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Qingrong Sun, Meijuan Sun, Hongyan Sun, Richard L. Bell, Linguang Li, Wei Zhang and Jihan Tao

= indole-3-butyric acid; QL = Quoirin and Lepoivre. Discussion Regeneration efficiency of apple rootstock is dependent on cultivar, basal medium, and hormonal combinations, so the components of the regeneration medium should be optimized for each cultivar

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Raul I. Cabrera, James A. Reinert and Cynthia B. McKenney

). Unfortunately for crape myrtles, as with most ornamental and horticultural crops, in-depth studies with information and reference values of nutrient ratios that optimize plant growth, physiological performance, and defense mechanisms are lacking. Detailed

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Maren J. Mochizuki, Oleg Daugovish, Miguel H. Ahumada, Shawn Ashkan and Carol J. Lovatt

drip irrigation tape ( Hartz et al., 1991 ). Because there were no published investigations of CO 2 application for field-grown raspberry, the first objective of this research was to optimize a CO 2 delivery for this specific production system. We