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, and the necessity for increased precision in irrigation and fertilization practices all increase production costs over field-grown material. Other disadvantages of container growing include the need for winter protection, root mortality from lethal

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plants were maintained in an isolated nursery area until they were covered with a polyethylene foam blanket (Hummert International, St. Louis, MO) and plastic sheeting for winter protection. On 20 Apr. 2014, sedge plants were uncovered. One-year-old ‘Bob

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, ‘Félix Leclerc’ cultivar can survive in Canadian zone 3A with a small cover of snow or in zone 3B without winter protection. The use of this cultivar may to be marginal in zones 3A to 8B due to tip damage. The cultivar reached its full potential for

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climatic zones 3A to 9B during 1999 to 2005 ( McKenney et al., 2001 ; Ouellet and Sherk, 1967 ). ‘Emily Carr’ can survive in Canadian zone 3A with a small cover of snow or in zone 3B without winter protection but is well adapted to zones 5B through 8B

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the American origin grape cultivars, and winter protection is required in regions having a cold climate. ‘Sujeong’ vines have relatively high disease resistance to powdery mildew ( Erysiphe cichoracearum DC.) and gray mold ( Botrytis cinerea Per

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previously described. Potted seedlings were grown outdoors under natural conditions with supplemental irrigation for anatomical and budding experiments. On 25 Nov. 2007, potted seedlings were covered with a polyethylene foam blanket for winter protection

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winter protection for grape. HortScience 43:1966–1969. Doughty, C.C. Hemerick, G.A. 1975 Impedance as a measurement of blueberry bud hardiness J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 100 115 118 Ehlenfeldt, M

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plants, purchasing soilless planting media, and disassembling and reassembling towers for winter protection. The partial budget shown in Table 6 gives a more detailed breakdown of the additional costs and revenues associated with the east

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, 1995 , 1998 , 1999 ). The system has also been adopted as a method of providing winter protection in northern climates ( Neal, 2004 ). Pot-in-pot production is also suitable for developing niche markets such as living Christmas trees. Living

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seedlings that represented multiple polyantha breeding lines. These seedling populations were planted and maintained without winter protection or fungicide treatments during their initial 4-year evaluation period at the University of Minnesota Horticultural

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