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David Kohanbash, George Kantor, Todd Martin, and Lauren Crawford

5-DC. The two nodes that were developed include the nR5 (Decagon Devices) node, which is capable of controlling 24-V (alternating current) solenoids, and based on user feedback the nR5-DC was developed that can control 12-V (direct current) latching

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Matthew Chappell, Sue K. Dove, Marc W. van Iersel, Paul A. Thomas, and John Ruter

develop the hardware required to control irrigation. Flow meters (model 40; Badger Meter, Milwaukee, WI) were installed to monitor water use in both plots. In phase two (Summer 2012), nR5 nodes ( Fig. 2 ) with 10HS soil moisture sensors (Decagon Devices

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Bruk E. Belayneh, John D. Lea-Cox, and Erik Lichtenberg

technology in a commercial pot-in-pot nursery production environment and 2) to provide a basic cost–benefit analysis for the sensor network installed in this nursery. Specifically, we tested the reliability and precision of a new control node (nR5; Decagon

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Erik Lichtenberg, John Majsztrik, and Monica Saavoss

sensor system consisted of 40 sensors (10HS; Decagon Devices, Pullman, WA) costing $70 apiece, connected to eight nodes (Decagon nR5 nodes) costing $675 each, which transmitted the sensor data to a single base station costing $60. Other electrical

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Ildikó Hernádi, Zita Sasvári, Jana Albrechtová, Miroslav Vosátka, and Katalin Posta

primer pairs AMV4.5F (5′-AAT TGG AGG GCA AGT CTG G-3′)–AMV4.5R (5′-AGC AGG TTA AGG TCT CGT TCG T-3′) and AMV4.5NF (5′-AAG CTC GTA GTT GAA TTT CG-3′)–AMV4.5NR (5′-CAC CCA TAG AAT CAA GAA AGA-3′) in the first and second nested PCR according to Saito et al

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John D. Lea-Cox, William L. Bauerle, Marc W. van Iersel, George F. Kantor, Taryn L. Bauerle, Erik Lichtenberg, Dennis M. King, and Lauren Crawford

-Cox et al., 2006 ). With the new nR5 control nodes developed by our project ( Kohanbash et al., 2013 ), we have now scaled up our capability to use wide-area sensor networks in commercial operations ( Chappell et al., 2013 ) and documented some economic

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William D. Wheeler, Paul Thomas, Marc van Iersel, and Matthew Chappell

the trial at the University of Georgia Horticulture Physiology Laboratory for a peat:perlite [80:20 by volume (Fafard 1p; Fafard, Agawam, MA)] substrate ( ). Sensors were connected to wireless nodes (nR5-DC; Decagon Devices) and provided readings of θ