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Theoharis Ouzounis, Eva Rosenqvist and Carl-Otto Ottosen

downward direction. Consequently, the temperature inside the greenhouse might be affected depending on the design of the heating system and how much the heat radiation from the HPS lamps contributes to the canopy temperature of the crop. Based on

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Mathieu Ngouajio, Rafael Auras, R. Thomas Fernandez, Maria Rubino, James W. Counts Jr and Thitisilp Kijchavengkul

® (BASF, Florham Park, NJ) material used to produce the biodegradable mulch films used in the field test with tomato at Holt, MI, in 2006 and 2007. Materials and methods The experiment was conducted at Holt, MI, at the Michigan State University

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Christopher J. Biai, José G. Garzon, Jason A. Osborne, Jonathan R. Schultheis, Ronald J. Gehl and Christopher C. Gunter

80% reduction of total RGR compared with control plants. Foliar exogenous applications of ABA significantly increased stomatal resistance and slowed water use by bell pepper seedlings, resulting in less transplant shock in field experiments

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Natalie Yoder and Jessica G. Davis

organic fertilizers on yield and nutrient content of three cultivars of kale. Kale was chosen for its long growing season (frost tolerance) and continuous need for a steady supply of N for plant growth. Materials and methods Location. Field experiments

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Jaime Barros da Silva Filho, Paulo Cezar Rezende Fontes, Paulo Roberto Cecon, Jorge F.S. Ferreira, Milton E. McGiffen Jr. and Jonathan F. Montgomery

of buckets used to grow minitubers allowed multiple harvests without disturbing the system ( B ). Design The experiment was set up in a randomized complete block design with four replicates and eight treatments combining a misting nozzle type Fogger

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D. Bradley Rowe, Michael A. Monterusso and Clayton L. Rugh

Funding for this study was provided by Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Mich.; McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, Charlottesville, Va.; and the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Mohamad Hossein Sheikh Mohamadi, Nematollah Etemadi, Ali Nikbakht and Mohammad Pessarakli

concentration of MDA was determined with an extinction coefficient of 155 m m −1 ·cm −1 ( Heath and Parker, 1968 ). Experimental design and data analysis. The experiment was repeated for 2 years, and all of the measurements were taken four times per year

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Adam D. Call, Todd C. Wehner, Gerald J. Holmes and Peter S. Ojiambo

referred to as cultigens) having different levels of resistance for their effect on disease severity and yield. Materials and Methods Experiment design. Field tests were done during the summer from 2008 to 2011 at the Horticultural Crops Research Station in

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Frederick S. Davies and Glenn Zalman

and statistical analysis. The experiment was arranged as a 2 (+GA 3 ,–GA 3 ) × 3 (rootstock; Swingle, Carrizo, Volk) factorial using a completely randomized design with 10 single-tree replications/treatment. Fruit were harvested at five dates as

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David Obenland, Sue Collin, James Sievert and Mary Lu Arpaia

( APHIS, 2012 ). Other research, designed to examine the effectiveness of HTFA treatment of oranges under commercial conditions, however, found there to be problems with HTFA-induced flavor changes (Mary Lu Arpaia, personal communication). In another study