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Tae-Cheol Seo, Changhoo Chun, Hyung-Kweon Yun and Han-Cheol Rhee

Poster Session 35—Vegetable Crops Management–Cropping Systems 2 20 July 2005, 12:00–12:45 p.m. Poster Hall–Ballroom E/F

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Annalisa Hultberg, Michele Schermann and Cindy Tong

Food safety related to horticultural commodities is clearly important. Fourteen percent of foodborne disease outbreaks in 2007 were due to leafy vegetables ( Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010 ). Of the 18 multistate Salmonella

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Elhadi M. Yahia, Ana Isabel Valenzuela Q. and Marisela Ri vera D.

59 POSTER SESSION 5 Postharvest Physiology/Vegetable Crops

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Fabián Robles-Contreras, Rubén Macias-Duarte, Raul Leonel Grijalva-Contreras and Manuel de Jesus Valenzuela-Ruiz

Poster Session 31— Vegetable Crops Management-Cropping Systems 2 29 July 2006, 1:15–2:00 p.m.

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Monica Ozores-Hampton

Organic vegetable production in the United States must comply with National Organic Program (NOP) standards [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2016 ]. The NOP defines compost as the product of a managed process through which microorganisms

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Albert Sutherland, John Damicone, Rafal Jabrzemski and Stdrovia Blackburn

Oral Sesssion 12—Vegetable Crops Culture & Management 1 Moderator: Albert Sutherland 19 July 2005, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Room 106

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Laura Avila, Johannes Scholberg, Lincoln Zotarelli and Robert McSorely

Oral Session 11— Vegetable Crops Culture & Management 28 July 2006, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Bayside B Moderator: Alan Walters

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Julie Villand, Terry Berke, Liwayway Engle and James Nienhuis

150 ORAL SESSION 42 (Abstr. 668–674) Breeding & Genetics–Vegetables

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Gail A. Langellotto and Abha Gupta

; French and Stables, 2003 ). Creating environments where children are encouraged to be physically active and to choose nutrient-dense foods (such as fruit and vegetables) is thus often the focus of interventions that aim to promote healthy BMI and reduce

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Monica Ozores-Hampton and Deron R. A. Peach

Land application and landfilling are the most common destination for biosolids in the United States. When properly treated and managed in accordance with the existing state and federal regulations and standards, biosolids are safe for the environment and human health. Application of biosolids in vegetable production as an organic amendment to soils can increase plant growth and produce comparable crop yields with less inorganic nutrients than a standard program of commercial synthetic fertilizers. No application rate of treated biosolids alone will produce crop yields equivalent to commercial fertilizers. Biosolids may be used in conjunction with fertilizer thus lessening the application rate required. The major obstacles to public acceptance are issues concerning water pollution, risk of human disease, and odors. Additionally, heavy metals are an issue of bias with public perception. To ensure safe use of biosolids to a vegetable production systems the agronomic rate (nutrient requirement of the vegetable crop grown) should be calculated before application for the specific crop.