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John Majsztrik, Erik Lichtenberg, and Monica Saavoss

number of topics including current perceptions of wireless sensor systems. This article focuses on grower perceptions of a range of potential benefits that have been found in experimental and operational test systems as well as deterrents to adoption. We

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Rachel E. Rudolph, Lisa W. DeVetter, Chris Benedict, and Inga A. Zasada

quality, growers’ reasons for these practices, and growersperceptions of how these practices affect the soil environment and soil quality. Materials and methods A survey was conducted in 2015 and 2016 at the annual Washington State Small Fruit Conference

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Tanya J. Hall, Roberto G. Lopez, Maria I. Marshall, and Jennifer H. Dennis

study was to determine existing barriers to the adoption of sustainable floriculture certification by greenhouse growers, including growers' perceptions on how certification will affect the operation's economic viability, risk of sustainable production

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Tanya J. Hall, Jennifer H. Dennis, Roberto G. Lopez, and Maria I. Marshall

agricultural industries was used to identify factors that influence growers' adoption of new practices because to date, there are no peer-reviewed articles on growers' perceptions of sustainable floriculture practices. Review of Literature Adoption

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Sharon J.B. Knewtson, Rhonda Janke, M.B. Kirkham, Kimberly A. Williams, and Edward E. Carey

quality was assessed by grower perception and measures of the soil quality indicators of salinity and POM. To assess grower perception, we conducted a survey of producers and asked them about their soil conditions and management practices. We complemented

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Nicholas J. Flax, Christopher J. Currey, James A. Schrader, David Grewell, and William R. Graves

administered to grower participants responsible for managing experiment crops. Preproduction questionnaires that characterized growersperceptions and interest in using bioplastic-based biocontainers were administered before experiment initiation ( Table 2

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.S. strawberry growersperceptions and experiences with these products. California growers had more plastic mulch experience than Pacific Northwestern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. growers. California and Pacific Northwest growers were more concerned about the

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Margaret M. Saska, Yulia A. Kuzovkina, and Robert M. Ricard

product in overall selection, market demand, customer satisfaction, and growers' perceptions on the expansion of the crop. The survey was mailed in Nov. 2007 to members of the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers (ASCFG) who identified themselves as

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Rachel Mack, James S. Owen, Alex X. Niemiera, and Joyce Latimer

survey. An institutional review board (IRB)-approved exploratory survey (ES) was developed to test objectivity of potential survey questions and to determine grower perceptions of BMPs ( Mack, 2016 ). The ES asked growers for general information about

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Nicholas J. Flax, Christopher J. Currey, James A. Schrader, David Grewell, and William R. Graves

attributes intrinsic to the containers ( Tables 4 and 5 , respectively). Table 3. Grower perceptions of and interest in using bioplastic-based plant containers before (pre) and after (post) producing ‘Serena White’ angelonia and ‘Maverick Red’ zonal