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Carolyn F. Scagel, Richard P. Regan and Guihong Bi

Bud death (necrosis) and shoot dieback in the spring decrease the salability and growth of nursery trees. Bud necrosis and shoot dieback of green ash occurs periodically in nursery trees in the Pacific northwestern United States (PNW), affecting as

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Kim D. Bowman, Lynn Faulkner and Mike Kesinger

rootstocks in Florida began in 2002, when 14,572 nursery trees were propagated on ‘US-812’ ( Kesinger, 2015 ). In the year of release for ‘US-802’ and ‘US-897’ (2007), 21,046 trees were propagated on ‘US-802’, and 4871 trees on ‘US-897’. Following release of

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Bruk E. Belayneh, John D. Lea-Cox and Erik Lichtenberg

Automated irrigation scheduling systems are widely used in intensive horticultural production environments, such as greenhouse, container nursery, or field ornamental nurseries. Additionally, many high-value food crops are also irrigated, as are

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Salvatore S. Mangiafico, Julie Newman, Donald J. Merhaut, Jay Gan, Ben Faber and Laosheng Wu

Citrus, avocado, and ornamental nursery products are notable agricultural commodities in at least 12 counties throughout southern California, including coastal and inland areas [ California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), 2007 . Nursery

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Holly L. Scoggins, Joyce G. Latimer and Victoria T. Barden

The research reported herein was funded in part by the Virginia Agriculture Council, the Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association and the Virginia Flower Growers Association. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Michael

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Holly L. Scoggins, Joyce G. Latimer and Victoria T. Barden

The research reported herein was funded in part by the Virginia Agricultural Council, the Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Virginia Flower Growers Association. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Michael Lambur

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Matthew R. Chappell, Sarah A. White, Amy F. Fulcher, Anthony V. LeBude, Gary W. Knox and Jean-Jacques B. Dubois

Ornamental nursery production is an economically important sector of specialty crop agriculture in the United States, with 8226 growers producing nursery crops with a farm gate revenue of $4.3 billion [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2015

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S. Christopher Marble, Stephen A. Prior, G. Brett Runion, H. Allen Torbert, Charles H. Gilliam, Glenn B. Fain, Jeff L. Sibley and Patricia R. Knight

, and animal production systems with little attention given to specialty industries such as horticulture. The green industry (nursery, greenhouse, and sod production) is one of the fastest growing sectors in agriculture ( Hall et al., 2005 ); however

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Erin Agro and Youbin Zheng

Over the last 30 years, there has been a growing trend of intensified nursery production within Canada ( Deliotte and Touche LLP, 2009 ). Containerized plant production is a major contributor to this intensification, because it allows for greater

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Cheryl R. Boyer, Thomas V. Gallagher, Charles H. Gilliam, Glenn B. Fain, H. Allen Torbert and Jeff L. Sibley

There has been a considerable amount of interest in alternative substrates for both nursery and greenhouse crop production in recent years. This is due primarily to a decrease in domestic production of pine bark (PB), from which the primary