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planting seed; harvesting and grading production; spacing of plants and containers; removal, picking up, loading, and placing of plants; and jamming of plants for winter protection. The nursery and greenhouse industry is often described as one of the

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.09.021 Goatley, J.M. Jr. Sneed, J.P. Maddox, V.L. Stewart, B.R. Wells, D.W. Philley, H.W. 2007 Turf covers for winter protection of bermudagrass golf greens Appl. Turfgrass Sci. 4 1 1 10 https://doi.org/10.1094/ATS-2007-0423-01-RS Hanna, W

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winter protection with mounds of mushroom and/or municipal compost (J-M Farms, Miami, OK; City of Monett, Monett, MO, respectively) during the first five winters; the compost was thereafter spread into the vineyard rows each spring. The study was

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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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extreme temperatures, negating the need for extra winter protection. The liner pots get pulled and sold with the plant; the outside socket pots are then replanted with a new crop. The end product, a plant grown in a pine bark substrate in a large pot, is

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overwintered in an unheated high tunnel for spring harvest in USDA Hardiness Zone 5 sites. Regardless of cultivar, the additional winter protection offered by a supplemental layer of rowcover increased winter survival, yields and earliness. This is consistent

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block design was used with four replications each with 24 plants. Plants were covered with straw in late Nov. 2002 for winter protection. Straw was removed in late Apr. 2003 and plants were derunnered throughout the season to maintain uniform density

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high-cordon system, whereas the cold-sensitive varieties (Jupiter and Vanessa) were trained to the mini-J system for winter protection ( Hoover and Hemstad, 1993 ). Table 1. Description of crosses used for the two experiments, including sampling

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plots. This rate falls within the recommended amount of between 3 and 6 tons/acre of straw added to a strawberry field for winter protection ( Pritts and Handley, 1998 ). Organic amendments were sourced from university farm services with assurance that

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to encourage robust vine development, and graft unions were provided winter protection via an application of municipal compost (City of Monett, MO, USA) and/or mushroom compost (J-M Farms, Inc., Miami, OK, USA) held in place around and above the

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