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Gitta Shurberg, Amy L. Shober, Christine Wiese, Geoffrey Denny, Gary W. Knox, Kimberly A. Moore and Mihai C. Giurcanu

designed to validate and broaden N recommendations for Florida landscape plants. We recognize that soil fertility will play a role in plant response to N and should be accounted for when making general recommendations for the application of fertilizer N

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David Conner and Anusuya Rangarajan

consider how costs fit into overall labor, cash flow, weed, pest, fertility, and marketing management strategies. Both farms spent relatively little on pest control sprays (less than 1% of total input costs), relying on soil fertility and other management

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George E. Boyhan, Reid L. Torrance and C. Randy Hill

A wide variety of experiments on onion fertility have been conducted worldwide on various soils, interaction with microorganisms, fertilizer source, and with numerous treatment levels and varieties ( Gamiely et al., 1991 ; Sharma et al., 2003

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Analena B. Bruce, Elizabeth T. Maynard and James R. Farmer

, and off-farm employment, the difficulty of managing this complexity was heightened. To our knowledge, the management complexity described here has not been identified by previous high tunnel research. Managing soil fertility and diseases in an

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Jonathan Foster, Stephanie Burnett and Lois Stack

availability because of climate, high organic matter, low organic decomposition rates, and the soil acidification effects of moss and coniferous canopies ( Bonan and Shugart, 1989 ; Hobbie et al., 2002 ). However, it is unknown if increased fertility during

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William Sciarappa, Sridhar Polavarapu, James Barry, Peter Oudemans, Mark Ehlenfeldt, Gary Pavlis, Dean Polk and Robert Holdcraft

today include selection for resistant varieties, adding organic amendments in building soil such as peat and humus, raised mounds for disease suppression, mulching for weed control and water conservation, “rogueing” of infected plants, pruning for canopy

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Danielle D. Treadwell, George J. Hochmuth, Robert C. Hochmuth, Eric H. Simonne, Lei L. Davis, Wanda L. Laughlin, Yuncong Li, Teresa Olczyk, Richard K. Sprenkel and Lance S. Osborne

inorganic fertilizer to build up soil fertility and nutrient uptake in min-mustard cropping sequence Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 37 63 76 Chang, X. Alderson, P.G. Wright, C.J. 2005 Effect of temperature integration on the growth and volatile oil content of

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Brian E. Jackson, Robert D. Wright, Jake F. Browder, J. Roger Harris and Alex X. Niemiera

Thrope, V.A. 1973 Collaborative study of the cation exchange capacity of peat materials J. AOAC 56 154 156 Tisdale, S.L. Nelson, W.L. Beaton, J.D. Havlin, J.L. 1993 Soil fertility and

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Bernadine C. Strik, Amanda J. Vance and Chad E. Finn

of soil pH being too high in ‘Duke’ (lime-induced iron chlorosis), no symptoms were apparent in any of the other cultivars. It is possible that the cultivars differed in their adaptability to the various fertility regimes caused by the amendment

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Eric M. Lyons, Peter J. Landschoot and David R. Huff

more competitive cultivars of both species. Annual bluegrass has been described as having a shallow root system, but this is likely because it is often found on sites with compacted soils ( Beard, 1973 ; Beard et al., 1978 ; Sprague and Burton, 1937