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Timothy K. Hartz and Thomas G. Bottoms

Processing tomato is an important crop in California, where more than 100,000 ha are produced annually ( Hartz et al., 2008 ). In recent years, drip irrigation has revolutionized production and increased fruit yield expectations; some California

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Sanjit K. Deb, Parmodh Sharma, Manoj K. Shukla, Theodore W. Sammis and Jamshid Ashigh

to salt stress under higher irrigation water salinity treatment levels. The objective of this study was to compare salinity responses and salinity-related suppression of budbreak of drip-irrigated pecan seedlings of rootstock ‘Riverside’ grafted with

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Shixin Deng, Qun Yin, Shanshan Zhang, Kankan Shi, Zhongkui Jia and Luyi Ma

twice a week with 81/h tricklers rather than by irrigating every day or once a week with 41/h tricklers. Zhao et al. (2012) reported that surface drip irrigation caused the roots of Elaeagnus angustifolia to be distributed in the topsoil and that the

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Quan Liu, Yan Lan, Feng Tan, Yunbiao Tu, Yingying Sun, Gajue Yougu, Zeshen Yang, Chunbang Ding and Tian Li

), drip irrigation (DI)]. Field sampling and measurements. Four branches with flower buds and new apical shoots from the four directions (east, south, west, and north) in each sampling tree were labeled at the end of March for field survey. The shoot

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Oscar L. Vargas, David R. Bryla, Jerry E. Weiland, Bernadine C. Strik and Luna Sun

Until recently, most blueberry fields in the United States were irrigated with sprinklers. However, many new plantings are irrigated by drip, particularly in newer growing regions such as California and eastern Oregon and Washington ( Strik and

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Oleg Daugovish, Mark Bolda, Sukhwinder Kaur, Maren J. Mochizuki, Daniel Marcum and Lynn Epstein

germination and infection, we postulated that drip irrigation in the nursery would reduce the impact of C. acutatum in fruiting fields. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of irrigation method and the presence of pathogen pressure in a

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Timothy Coolong

Subsurface drip irrigation has been increasingly employed for the production of specific vegetables, such as onion ( Allium cepa ) and processing tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum ) ( Ayars et al., 2015 ; Enciso et al., 2007 ; Leskovar et al., 2004

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David L. Ehret, Brenda Frey, Tom Forge, Tom Helmer and David R. Bryla

Drip irrigation has rapidly become the most popular method to irrigate blueberry in most countries, including the United States and Canada. Young plants often grow better with drip than with conventional sprinkler systems and, as a result, produce

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Donavon Sonnenberg, Patrick A. Ndakidemi, Ambrose Okem and Charles Laubscher

( Chartzoulakis and Drosos, 1995 ; Sedibe, 2003 ). Drip irrigation is a localized technology that supplies water and dissolved nutrients directly to the roots of crops. This improves photosynthetic capacity of plants, maximizing yield, minimizing water usage, and

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Brent Rowell and Mar Lar Soe

Commercial horticultural crop growers in the United States, Europe, Australia, China, Korea, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and the Middle East enjoy the benefits of drip irrigation, which have been described in numerous research and extension