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Yai Ulrich Adegbola, Paul R. Fisher, and Alan W. Hodges

Hodges, 2010 ). The objectives of this project were to benchmark labor productivity of transplanting cuttings at young plant greenhouse operations and to identify key factors that differentiated between labor efficiency at surveyed firms. A survey was

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David R. Bryla, Jim L. Gartung, and Bernadine C. Strik

(drought or flooding) in young plants may substantially increase the time for the plants to reach their full production potential. Materials and Methods The research was conducted on ‘Elliott’ northern highbush blueberry planted in Apr. 2004 at the Oregon

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Annika E. Kohler and Roberto G. Lopez

Guinea impatiens increased by 211%, 104%, and 99% respectively, after 14 d of DLI treatments ( Currey and Lopez, 2015 ). In addition to influencing growth and development of ornamental young plants, the DLI similarly influences growth of culinary herbs

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Dewayne L. Ingram, Charles R. Hall, and Joshua Knight

different from greenhouse systems used for producing propagative stock (young plants), potted flowering plants, bedding plants, and foliage plants. To date, however, the literature regarding the environmental aspects of greenhouse crop production using LCA

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Heidi Marie Wollaeger and Erik S. Runkle

situations, early flowering can be desirable in young plant production, whereas in other cases, it is not. Altering the spectra of B, R, or FR light can influence flower induction ( Cerdán and Chory, 2004 ; Lin, 2000 ). Impatiens in our study produced 82

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Wook Oh, Erik S. Runkle, and Ryan M. Warner

The majority of herbaceous ornamental plants are commercially produced in greenhouses so that they are in flower when marketed to consumers in the spring. Most garden plants are produced in two distinct phases: a young plant stage, in which

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Lucia Armin Langlé-Argüello, Gabino Alberto Martínez-Gutiérrez, Patricia Araceli Santiago-García, Cirenio Escamirosa-Tinoco, Isidro Morales, and José Raymundo Enríquez-del-Valle

maturity and emit its floral scape; this occurs when the plant is 8 to 10 years old. To reduce time to harvest, one alternative is to determine the content of fructans in young plants under different culture management techniques, partially simulating

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Steven J. Bergsten, Andrew K. Koeser, and J. Ryan Stewart

evaluated, particularly those of agricultural interest. The main objective of this study was to determine the impact of treatments ranging from low to high salinity had on productivity of young plants of A. weberi , A. parryi , and two subspecies of A

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Joshua K. Craver, Jennifer K. Boldt, and Roberto G. Lopez

The production of young plants from seed (plugs) for spring bedding plant markets commonly begins during late winter and early spring ( Styer, 2003 ). For high-quality plug production, the recommended DLI is 10 to 12 mol·m −2 ·d −1 ( Pramuk and

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Dennis R. Decoteau

canopy. The objective of this study was to document the influence of polyethylene mulch surface color on leaf area distribution as measured at two sampling periods: an early sampling period with relatively young plants that had been in the mulch treatment