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Kirk D. Larson and Douglas V. Shaw

We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of Lassen Canyon Nursery, Redding, Calif., and Tri-Cal, Hollister, Calif., in conducting this study. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by the payment of page charges. Under

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Guihong Bi, Carolyn Scagel and Leslie Fuchigami

Poster Session 32—Nursery Crops 2 20 July 2005, 12:00–12:45 p.m. Poster Hall–Ballroom E/F

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Raul I. Cabrera and Diana R. Devereaux

Nurseries for providing plant material. The technical assistance of Linda Santos and Pedro Perdomo is gratefully acknowledged. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by the payment of page charges. Under postal regulations, this paper

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Alexa J. Lamm, Laura A. Warner, Peyton Beattie, Abraham Tidwell, Paul R. Fisher and Sarah A. White

, health, ecosystem degradation, and energy ( Bakker, 2012 ). The nursery and greenhouse industry has a high water requirement based on its volume per unit area of production, and its reliance on groundwater sources is increasing ( Fulcher et al., 2016

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Steven A. Fennimore, Milton J. Haar, Rachael E. Goodhue and Christopher Q. Winterbottom

.2 billion, accounting for 79% of the total U.S. gross sales ( National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2007 ). California nurseries produce more than a billion strawberry runner plants annually with a total value of ≈$60 million ( California Strawberry

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Don C. Elfving and Dwayne B. Visser

1 Horticulturist and Professor. 2 Agricultural Research Technologist III. We thank Bayer Environmental Science, Valent BioSciences, Van Well Nursery, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, and the Washington State Department of

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Mindy L. Bumgarner, K. Francis Salifu and Douglass F. Jacobs

, subirrigation may reduce water consumption without jeopardizing plant quality ( Cox, 2001 ; Davis et al., 2008 ; Elliot, 1990 ; Santamaria et al., 2003 ; Yeh et al., 2004 ). Fertility management is another important aspect of nursery production. Factors

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Diane Feliciano Cayanan, Mike Dixon, Youbin Zheng and Jennifer Llewellyn

Some nurseries and greenhouses have implemented the recovery and reuse of irrigation water to reduce water consumption and mitigate the potential release of fertilizers and pesticides into the environment ( Bush et al., 2003 ; Hong and Moorman

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Laura A. Warner, Alexa J. Lamm, Peyton Beattie, Sarah A. White and Paul R. Fisher

The availability of adequate irrigation water quantity and quality is an increasingly important issue affecting the green industry. Nursery and greenhouse growers are uniquely positioned to conserve water given the substantial amount they use ( Lamm

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Catalina M. Anderson, William S. Castle and Gloria A. Moore

Dan Milam in providing plants and allowing us to conduct part of these studies in his nursery. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by the payment of page charges. Under postal regulations, this paper therefore must be hereby marked