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Erik Lichtenberg, John Majsztrik, and Monica Saavoss

substrates in greenhouse and container production environments ( Belayneh et al., 2013 ; Burnett and van Iersel, 2008 ; Lea-Cox et al., 2010 ). Wireless transmission of sensor data allows for real-time management of the irrigation system. Wireless sensor

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Uttam K. Saha, Athanasios P. Papadopoulos, Xiuming Hao, and Shalin Khosla

correct time and in the correct amount will reduce the discharge of nutrients to the environment and will improve water management. Substantial research effort has already been devoted to establishing optimum schedules in drip-irrigated greenhouse crops

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Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi, Geoffrey Matthew Weaver, Marc W. van Iersel, and Roberto Testezlaf

Greenhouse production is a vital part of the horticulture industry, with nearly 20,000 acres devoted to commercial greenhouse production in the United States alone [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2009]. Frequent fertilization and irrigation

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Scott Henderson, David Gholami, and Youbin Zheng

The ability to efficiently and accurately manage irrigation for greenhouse crops is of increasing interest for commercial growers for both water use efficiency and crop health. Current irrigation methods vary depending on the crop and grower

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Mitchell Eicher-Sodo, Robert Gordon, and Youbin Zheng

deionized water. Exposure to 400 ppm of H 2 O 2 for 60 min removed 99.97% of tomato mosaic virus ( Tobamovirus ) cells, whereas exposure to 100 ppm for 5 min eliminated Fusarium oxysporum conidia ( Runia, 1995 ). Within a greenhouse irrigation system, 100

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Isabelle Lemay, Jean Caron, Martine Dorais, and Steeve Pepin

growing media. In greenhouse production, drippers are mainly used for fruit vegetables such as tomato ( Johnstone et al., 2005 ; Letard et al., 1995 ; Michelakis and Chartzoulakis, 1988 ), and irrigation scheduling can be controlled by timers in

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Sangho Jeon, Charles S. Krasnow, Gemini D. Bhalsod, Blair R. Harlan, Mary K. Hausbeck, Steven I. Safferman, and Wei Zhang

.S. Department of Agriculture, 2016 ) and are one of the top potted flowering plants in the United States ( Dole and Wilkins, 2005 ). In the greenhouse production of floriculture crops, recirculating irrigation systems have been widely adopted to lower water

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Jiankun Ge, Linfeng Zhao, Xuewen Gong, Zhiqiang Lai, Seydou Traore, Yanbin Li, Hui Long, and Lei Zhang

greenhouse environment through management of the microclimate and controlled irrigation promotes healthy crop growth, increased crop yield, and increased fruit quality ( Liu et al., 2019b ; Shamshiri et al., 2018 ; Wang and Zhou, 2017 ). There is an urgent

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Doudou Guo, Ziyi Chen, Danfeng Huang, and Jingjin Zhang

is critical to manage irrigation precisely in greenhouse baby leaf production to improve production quality and water-use efficiency. Greenhouse growers typically irrigate crops based on their personal experience, which normally leads to uneven

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Dustin P. Meador, Paul R. Fisher, Philip F. Harmon, Natalia A. Peres, Max Teplitski, and Charles L. Guy

), 26 species of Pythium , 10 viruses, waterborne plant pathogens, and other microorganisms in irrigation water samples collected from nursery and greenhouse operations. Sanitation technologies are incorporated into horticulture irrigation systems to