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Zhibin Fan, Kai Zhang, Fengyun Wang, Xiaodan Zhao, Ruiqin Bai and Boling Liu

were in a completely randomized design with three replications. Additionally, each experiment was repeated three times to verify the reproducibility of the results. The significance test of the differences among treatments was conducted by analysis of

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Huseyin Karlidag, Ertan Yildirim, Metin Turan, Mucahit Pehluvan and Figen Donmez

growth of strawberry in pot experiments. However, no attempts have to date been made to study the effects of PGPR on growth, productivity, and ionic compositions in strawberry plants under natural saline field conditions. Therefore, this experiment

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Catherine M. Grieve, James A. Poss, Peter J. Shouse and Christy T. Carter

were imposed by adding KNO 3 at sowing; salinizing salts were not added until seedling establishment. After emergence, seedlings were thinned to 25 plants per row. The experiment was a 4 × 4 factorial, partially replicated design with four irrigation

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Solveig J. Hanson and Irwin L. Goldman

larger roots ( Tyler et al., 1978 ), likely due to incorporation of proportionally more epidermal tissue to core root tissue in homogenate made from small roots. Freidig and Goldman (2014) used a sampling method designed to standardize the proportion of

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Mohamad-Hossein Sheikh-Mohamadi, Nematollah Etemadi and Mostafa Arab

temperatures were set at 22 °C day and 18 °C night. Plants were allowed to acclimate to the conditions of the growth chamber for 2 weeks before the start of the experiment. Table 1. Geographical origin of Iranian tall fescue ecotypes. Treatments and

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Nicolas Gruyer, Martine Dorais, Gérald J. Zagury and Beatrix W. Alsanius

experiment was conducted using a Venlo-type greenhouse (150 m 2 ) located at Université Laval, Québec City, QC, Canada (lat. 46°46′N, long. 71°16′W). Horizontal subsurface flow artificial wetlands (0.6 × 0.4 × 0.35 m) were filled with pozzolana (10–15 mm

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Kelly T. Morgan, Smita Barkataky, Davie Kadyampakeni, Robert Ebel and Fritz Roka

have not been conducted. Citrus trees require a properly designed, operated, and maintained water management system to maximize yield and fruit quality ( Zekri et al., 2009 ). Insufficient water supply results primarily in reduced growth, young fruit

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Lee F. Johnson, Michael Cahn, Frank Martin, Forrest Melton, Sharon Benzen, Barry Farrara and Kirk Post

to estimate Fc ( Johnson and Trout, 2012 ), which is then converted to basal crop coefficients (Kcb) and basal ETc. The basal coefficients describe plant transpiration plus diffuse soil evaporation. The experiments described here offered an

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J Austin Gimondo, Christopher J. Currey, Darren H. Jarboe, Martin Gross and William R. Graves

, Göttingen, Germany) and used to calculate the weight of fertilizer to be applied to each container. Plant units were then moved to expanded metal benches at 20-cm spacing in a glass-glazed greenhouse and arranged in a completely randomized design by crop

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Duane W. Greene, Alan N. Lakso, Terence L. Robinson and Phillip Schwallier

of this thinning prediction tool, we conducted a number of experiments designed to help us determine the number of spurs to tag per tree, the location within the canopy or spurs to tag, which fruit would abscise, and which fruit would persist to