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Domenica Scuderi, Francesco Giuffrida, Stefania Toscano and Daniela Romano

filters blocking the radiation longer than 690 nm. The average intensity of this modulated light was adjusted from 0 to 1 μE. The detection was in the 700- to 750-nm range using a PIN silicon photodiode with appropriate filtering to remove the extraneous

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Evagelini Kitta, Nikolaos Katsoulas, Anna Kandila, Maria M. González-Real and Alain Baille

one-third of the final plant height. The amount of PPFD prevailing in the middle of each leaf layer was measured by a silicon cell sensor fixed to the support of the chamber. All measurements were carried out around midday to ensure that the amount

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Frank G. Bethea Jr., Dara Park, Andrew Mount, Nick Menchyk and Haibo Liu

wax and the foliar absorption of 15 N-labeled urea on cotton and citrus leaves. Yoshimitsu et al. (2002) using precise silicon wafers found that as surface roughness increased the contact angle of a water droplet increased, thus reducing adhesion

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Julie M. Tarara, Bernardo Chaves and Bernadine C. Strik

standard practices for blueberry production in Oregon ( Strik et al., 1993 ). Microclimate measurements. PPF density ( PPFD ) was measured by a silicon quantum sensor (LI-190; LI-COR, Lincoln, NE) at 25 cm above ground in one empty tube per tube type and

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Sarah A. Masterson, Megan M. Kennelly, Rhonda R. Janke and Cary L. Rivard

Kleinhenz, 2014 ; Oda, 1995 ; Rivard and Louws, 2011 ). Rootstock and scion seedling stems were cut and held together with a silicon clip (Hydro-Gardens, Colorado Springs, CO) at the two to four true leaf stage. In the standard method, no leaves were

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Fairuz A. Buajaila, Pinki Devi and Carol A. Miles

at an approximate 45° angle using a razor blade (Wilkinson Sword, High Wycombe, UK), and cut surfaces were placed back together and held in place with a silicon grafting clip (1.5 or 2 mm; Harris Seed, Rochester, NY). After grafting, plants for each

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Liu Yang, Zhongkui Xie, Zhijiang Wu, Yajun Wang, Zhihong Guo, Yubao Zhang and Ruoyu Wang

Foliar sprays with ABA promote growth of Ilex paraguariensis by alleviating diurnal water stress Plant Growth Regulat. 42 105 111 Savvas, D. Manos, G. Kotsiras, A. Souvaliotis, S. 2002 Effects of silicon and nutrient-induced salinity on yield, flower

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Michael Pillay and Robert Fungo

, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, silicon, vanadium, and zinc. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C Frison, E.A. Sharrock, S.L. 1998 Introduction: The economic, social, and nutritional importance of banana in the world, p. 21–35. In: C. Picq, E

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James S. Owen Jr, Stuart L. Warren, Ted E. Bilderback and Joseph P. Albano

.M. Foucard, J.C. Lemaire, F. 1990 Irrigation of container crops according to the substrate Scientia Hort. 43 339 349 Shariatmadari, H. Mermut, A.R. 1999 Magnesium- and silicon-induced phosphate

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Morgan L. Cromwell, Lorraine P. Berkett, Heather M. Darby and Takamaru Ashikaga

organic apple production, ISHS Acta Hort. 737 113 120 Jamar, L. Lefrancq, B. Fassotte, C. Lateur, M. 2008 A during-infection spray strategy using sulphur compounds, copper, silicon and a new formulation of potassium bicarbonate for primary scab control in