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Jacob H. Shreckhise, James S. Owen Jr. and Alex X. Niemiera

from each plant for nutrient concentration analysis. Four 5.1-cm (≈11 ± 0.8 se leaves) and nine 6.1-cm (≈11 ± 0.3 se leaves) apical stem cuttings were taken from young stems of each azalea and holly, respectively. For hydrangea, 30 leaf blade

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Laura L. Van Eerd and Kelsey A. O'Reilly

soil properties Soil Till. Res. 94 55 63 Hanna, H.Y. Adams, A.J. 1991 Yield increase of staked cucumber by supplemental drip irrigation, reducing plant spacing and higher N–P–K rates Proc. Fl. State Hort. Soc. 104 240 244 Johnson, W.A. Evans, C

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Shuresh Ghimire, Edward Scheenstra and Carol A. Miles

randomly selected representative plants in the third row of each plot two times per month. SPAD readings were taken on the topmost fully expanded leaf before silking or the first ear leaf after silking. Days to 50% emergence, 50% tasseling, and 50% silking

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Israel Weiss, Yosef Mizrahi and Eran Raveh

of 0.5-strength Hoagland's solution [high (120 mg·L −1 N, 50 mg·L −1 P, and 90 mg·L −1 K)] or 0.1-strength Hoagland's solution [low (24 mg·L −1 N, 10 mg·L −1 P, and 18 mg·L −1 K)]. The N:P:K ratio was the same for high and low nutrient

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Sharon M. Tusiime, Gail R. Nonnecke, Dorothy M. Masinde and Helen H. Jensen

. In both seasons, a fertilizer formulation of 26N–20.1P–49.8K was applied at rates of 146, 224, and 224 kg·ha −1 of N–P–K to maintain tomato growth and development. Cultivars Tomato cultivars included the following: Heinz 1370, a locally grown and

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Gladis M. Zinati, John Dighton and Arend-Jan Both

. Shoot nutrient concentration. A homogenous subsample, of shoot and leaf material combined, was taken from each of the shoot dry biomass replicates (n = 4), ground in a Wiley Mill to pass through a number 20 grid, and sent to the LSU AgCenter Soil Testing

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

, interveinal chlorosis was observed on young tomato leaves by 10 WAT for MIX 1, MIX 3, MIX 6, and MIX 7 and on young zonal geranium leaves by 10 WAT for MIX 1, MIX 4, and MIX 5. All three species also developed yellow and brown mature leaves and leaf tips by 10

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were then cut back and allowed to grow for an additional month. Virus symptoms developed on both varieties and leaves were collected for analyses of virus titers using real-time PCR. Characterization and Inheritance Assessment of Fruit and Leaf Shape

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Sueyde F. de Oliveira, Paul R. Fisher, Jinsheng Huang and Simone da C. Mello

tissue dry weight and nutrient content, chlorophyll analysis, and number of flowers. Nitrogen uptake efficiency was calculated from leaf tissue. Total N content in oven-dried ground plant tissue samples was determined by Quality Analytical Laboratories

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Zhuangjun Zhao, Margaret Mukami Gitau, Tao Hu, Yan Xie, Longxing Hu and Jinmin Fu

Gupta (2001) . The sand was sifted through a 20-mesh sieve and mixed with peat in the ratio of 7:3. Peat served as the organic material with an N–P–K value of ≥2% as it appeared on the label. Perennial ryegrass (cv. Quick Start II) obtained from Wuhan