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Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez and Touria E. Eaton

and cultural requirements as those crops. However, in contrast to tomato and pepper, eggplant crop can tolerate greater levels of drought stress ( Behboudian, 1977 ). There are several studies on eggplant irrigation carried out in Asia, Africa, and

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Shichao Wang, Xinlu Bai, Jianbin Zhou and Zhujun Chen

greenhouses is a concern, not only for crop production but also for the environment. Overirrigation is another problem in solar greenhouses. The irrigation rates in some greenhouses ranged from 5000 to 9000 m 3 ·ha –1 in a growing season, which was several

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

occasional disease incidence. Improved water management could alleviate these problems, to some extent, because it would improve water–air distribution in the growing medium, thereby improving plant health and productivity. Irrigation in soilless cultivation

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Sebastian Weissbein, Zeev Wiesman, Yhonathan Ephrath and Moshe Silberbush

continuously increasing shortage of tap water, mainly in semiarid areas, the irrigation of most new olive plantations is based on available low-quality sources of water all of which are characterized by a relatively high salinity ( Wiesman et al., 2004 ). The

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Zoltán Pék, Hussein Daood, Magdolna Gasztonyi Nagyné, Mária Berki, Marianna Márkus Tóthné, András Neményi and Lajos Helyes

content was independent of cultivation or post-harvest storage conditions. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of foliar sulfur supplementation, irrigation, and different cultivation periods (spring/fall) on the bioactive

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Ustun Sahin, Melek Ekinci, Fatih Mehmet Kiziloglu, Ertan Yildirim, Metin Turan, Recep Kotan and Selda Ors

grown under different irrigation levels. Material and Methods Climate of the experimental site and soil properties. Field experiments in 2012 and 2013 were conducted at the Research Station in Ataturk University, Erzurum (39.933° N, 41.236° E; 1794 m

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Lawrence R. Parsons, Bahman Sheikh, Robert Holden and David W. York

droughts from 2000 through 2009 in Florida increased demand for reclaimed water. Severe restrictions were placed on residential irrigation with potable water, but fewer restrictions were placed on reclaimed water irrigation. The Water Management Districts

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Caroline Gibert, Joël Chadœuf, Gilles Vercambre, Michel Génard and Françoise Lescourret

; Wiedemann and Neinhuis, 1998 ). Cultural practices such as pruning, fruit thinning, and irrigation could promote the occurrence of cuticular cracks by acting on fruit growth, its water balance, and cuticle strain. Orchard management practices such as

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Yuhung Lin and Yaling Qian

Water deficiency is common in the western United States, such as California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, where climate is arid and semiarid. Approximately 30% to 50% of the potable water is used for outdoor landscape irrigation

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Richard C. Beeson Jr.

Interest in reducing irrigation volumes during production of landscape ornamental plants has increased worldwide as population pressures on freshwater supplies have increased ( Bacci et al., 2008 ; Caceres et al., 2008 ; Jury and Vaux, 2005