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George E. Boyhan, Cecilia McGregor, Suzanne O’Connell, Johannah Biang and David Berle

practices was carried out over two growing seasons. Differences in crop yields and days to harvest after transplanting were evaluated while pest and disease issues were monitored. The experiment was a randomized complete block design with three replicates

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Qirui Cui, Haizheng Xiong, Yufeng Yufeng, Stephen Eaton, Sora Imamura, Jossie Santamaria, Waltram Ravelombola, Richard Esten Mason, Lisa Wood, Leandro Angel Mozzoni and Ainong Shi

experiment, the day/night temperatures in the greenhouse was maintained at 25 °C/20 °C. The screening method was similar to the “Wooden Box” screening methodology established by Singh et al. (1999) and Verbree et al. (2015) with minor modifications

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Anil Shrestha, S. Kaan Kurtural, Matthew W. Fidelibus, Geoffrey Dervishian and Srinivasa Konduru

objective of this study was to compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of various weed control methods and their impacts on crop yield and quality in organic raisin and wine grape vineyards in the SJV. Materials and methods Experiments were conducted in

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Matthew D. Stevens, John D. Lea-Cox, Brent L. Black and Judith A. Abbott

optimizing customer satisfaction. An experiment was carried out to compare three cold-climate strawberry production systems for overall consumer preference and for fruit quality. Materials and methods Cropping system. Three replicate plots of each of the

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Lauren M. Garcia Chance, Joseph P. Albano, Cindy M. Lee, Staci M. Wolfe and Sarah A. White

macrophyte species ( Tanner and Headley, 2011 ; White and Cousins, 2013 ). In a review of FTW systems, Pavlineri et al. (2017) identified more than 42 FTW experiments to date evaluating FTW performance for a variety of parameters. The pH at which the

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Henry Taber, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Shanshan Li, Wendy White, Steven Rodermel and Yang Xu

methodology ( Brown, 1998 ) indicated optimum soil P (31 mg·kg −1 ) and very low exchangeable K levels (89 mg·kg −1 ). The experimental design was a factorial, split-plot, randomized complete-block with four replications. The whole plot was K rate (0, 23, 46

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Yansheng Li, Ming Du, Qiuying Zhang, Guanghua Wang, Jian Jin, Stephen Herbert and Xiaobing Liu

treatment conditions. Field experiments were conducted at the agronomy farm of Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Harbin, China (lat. 45°73′ N, long. 126°61′ E, altitude 128 m) in the 2010 and 2011 growing seasons

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Genhua Niu, Denise Rodriguez and Mengmeng Gu

to 15-cm pots on 10 Feb. 2008 and then to 2.6-L pots on 21 Sept. 2008. Seedlings were grown in the greenhouse under similar conditions as in Expt. 1. Experimental design. In Expt. 1, six treatments were created consisting of three ratios of NO 3 :NH 4

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James A. Schrader, Gowrishankar Srinivasan, David Grewell, Kenneth G. McCabe and William R. Graves

designed to evaluate containers made of high-percentage soy plastic dip-coated with paraffin wax. Results of these experiments led us to examine and compare the performance and fertilizer effects of containers made of high-percentage soy plastic, high

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Jessica Chitwood, Ainong Shi, Michael Evans, Curt Rom, Edward E. Gbur Jr., Dennis Motes, Pengyin Chen and David Hensley

, 2014 ). Prior experiments have shown that spinach seeds will germinate in soil temperatures from 5 to 30 °C with germination percentages highest at 20 °C and dropping abruptly between 25 and 30 °C ( Atherton and Farooque, 1983 ). Spinach seed