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Jiuxing Lu, Weiru Yang and Qixiang Zhang

provides valuable information to improve the economic, agronomic, and ecological properties of mei and other Rosaceae fruit trees. Literature Cited Achard, P. Herr, A. Baulcombe, D.C. Harberd, N.P. 2004 Modulation of floral development by a gibberellin

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Zhihui Chang, Laiqiang Zhuo, Fangfang Yu and Xunzhong Zhang

organic matter in turfgrass systems, p. 425–456. In: Stier, J.C., B.P. Horgan, and S.A. Bonos (eds.). Turfgrass: Biology, use, and management. Agronomy monograph 56. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI Ruíz-Lozano, Azcón, R. 1996 Mycorrhizal colonization and

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Timothy Coolong

installations with rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) mainlines connected to flexible drip-tape laterals placed 15 to 20 inches below the soil surface. Irrigation at these depths is well suited for deep-rooted agronomic crops such as field corn ( Zea mays ) and

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Juan O. Quijia Pillajo, Laura J. Chapin and Michelle L. Jones

. Literature Cited Acosta-Motos, J.R. Ortuño, M.F. Bernal-Vicente, A. Diaz-vivancos, P. Sanchez-Blanco, M.J. Hernandez, J.A. 2017 Plant responses to salt stress: Adaptive mechanisms Agronomy 7 1 38 Avila-Ospina, L. Moison, M. Yoshimoto, K. Masclaux-Daubresse, C

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Laban K. Rutto, Myong-Sook Ansari and Michael Brandt

banks, or in open spaces within forests. The few reports on nutrition and agronomy (e.g., Bruneton, 1999 ; Weiss, 1993 ) show that stinging nettle is highly responsive to N, and Gosling (2005) found that yellow bush lupine ( Lupinus arboreus

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Mark Gaskell and Tim Hartz

weeks of soil application. However, the high cost of these materials limits their use. Profitability Fertilizer generally constitutes a smaller proportion of production costs for horticultural crops than for agronomic crops. For example, in California

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D.S. Glinski, H.A. Mills, K.J. Karnok and R.N. Carrow

1 Graduate Student, Dept. of Agronomy. 2 Professor, Dept. of Horticulture. 3 Associate Professor, Dept. of Agronomy. 4 Associate Professor, Dept. of Agronomy. This work was supported by Hatch 785. The cost of publishing this paper was

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Rukundo Placide, Hussein Shimelis, Mark Laing and Daphrose Gahakwa

production, characteristics of good cultivars, and good storage roots, farmers’ agronomic practices, and sources of planting materials. Different PRA approaches were applied to identify periods of sweetpotato production, food availability across the year, the

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Matthew A. Cutulle, Jeffrey F. Derr, David McCall, Brandon Horvath and Adam D. Nichols

zone of the United States, which stretches from central New Jersey to the panhandle of Texas. Two cool-season turfgrasses that have desirable agronomic qualities and can be grown in the transition zone are tall fescue and hybrid bluegrass. Tall fescue

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Cecilia E. McGregor, Vickie Waters, Tripti Vashisth and Hussein Abdel-Haleem

The change from the vegetative to the reproductive phase of a plant is an important aspect in most commercial agronomic and horticultural crops. A shorter production cycle often means lower input costs for the producer and less environmental impact