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Anthony P. Keinath

( Mycosphaerella melonis ) on cucmber fruit Plant Dis. Reptr. 52 49 51 Sitterly, W.R. 1969 Effect of crop rotation on cucumber gummy stem blight Plant Dis. Reptr. 53 417 419 Thinggaard, K. 1987 Attack of Didymella bryoniae on roots of cucumber J. Phytopathol. 120

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Kalpana K.C. Adhikari, Mary Ruth McDonald and Bruce D. Gossen

severe. Clubroot is estimated to cause 10% to 15% loss in Brassica crops throughout the world ( Dixon, 2006 ). Management strategies to reduce clubroot severity include extended crop rotation with nonhosts ( Wallenhammar, 1996 ), liming ( Dobson and

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Suzanne P. Stone, George E. Boyhan and W. Carroll Johnson III

, crop rotation, stale seedbed preparation, competitive crop genotype selection, tillage, and mechanical weeding ( Bàrberi, 2002 ). When watermelon plants begin to vine at ≈1 to 2 weeks after transplanting, cultivation is limited, with hand-pulling and

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Dipak Sharma-Poudyal, Timothy C. Paulitz and Lindsey J. du Toit

other than planting resistant cultivars, e.g., appropriate crop rotations, fungicide seed treatments ( Panella and Ruppel, 1996 ), fungicide soil treatments ( Sharma-Poudyal et al., 2013c ), cultural practices ( Sharma-Poudyal et al., 2013a ), etc. Of

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Cody L. Smith, Joshua H. Freeman, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle and William P. Wechter

a viable host for 15 to 20 years ( Egel and Martyn, 2007 ). Extensive survival in the absence of a host limits the efficacy of crop rotation with a nonhost crop. Multiple Meloidogyne spp. (RKNs) are capable of damaging watermelon ( Citrullus

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Daniel C. Brainard, John Bakker, D. Corey Noyes and Norm Myers

Center for Appropriate Technology 5 Aug. 2011. < >. Liebman, M. Dyck, E. 1993 Crop rotation and intercropping strategies for weed management Ecol. Appl. 3 92 122 Nigh, E.L. 1990 Stress factors influencing

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María Victoria Huitrón-Ramírez, Marcia Ricárdez-Salinas and Francisco Camacho-Ferre

deterioration ( Miguel, 2005 ). There are different ways to prevent the attacks of soil pathogens to plants: crop rotation, genetic improvement, and soil fumigation ( Alan et al., 2007 ; Rivero et al., 2003 ; Yetisir and Sari, 2004 ); however, each of these

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Huey-Ling Lin, Jenjira Chumpookam, Ching-Chang Shiesh and Wen-Hsin Chung

practices include providing good soil drainage and good air circulation among plants, planting when temperatures are favorable for fast plant growth, avoiding application of excessive amounts of nitrate in nitrogen fertilizers, and practicing crop rotation

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Jose Linares, Johannes Scholberg, Kenneth Boote, Carlene A. Chase, James J. Ferguson and Robert McSorley

Carsky, R.J. Oyewole, B. Tian, G. 2001 Effect of phosphorus application in legume cover crop rotation on subsequent maize in the savanna zone of West Africa Nutr. Cycling Agroecosyst. 59 151 159 Craine, J

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K. Delate, C. Cambardella and A. McKern

through national surveys ( Walz, 2004 ) and statewide focus groups ( Delate and DeWitt, 2004 ), have included soil fertility and pest management strategies. Fertility sources for organic vegetable crops generally include crop rotations and combinations of