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Brian A. Kahn

values greater than 1. Recommended spacings for intercrops varied depending on the primary crop in the system. If one was adding onion plants to a pepper field, a pepper spacing of 60 × 30 cm with onion planted at 15 × 40 cm minimized interplant

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Charles R. Hall and Dewayne L. Ingram

, Viburnum × juddi , grown in the lower Midwest. While exploring the same plant category, field-grown landscape shrubs, this research focuses on production and post-production practices associated with Taxus × media ‘Densiformis’, which is often grown

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Michael A. Ortiz, Krystyna Hyrczyk, and Roberto G. Lopez

flowers in the field ( Starman et al., 1995 ) or in non-mechanized, unheated high tunnels. The cost of growing specialty cut flowers in the field may be appealing, but the risk of extreme weather, seasonal production, and limited control options can be

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Xin Zhao and Edward E. Carey

and quality relative to the open field during the normal growing season by providing favorable growing conditions ( Wells, 2000 ; Wells and Loy, 1993 ). High tunnels have become a significant feature of intensive horticultural production systems in a

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Theekshana C. Jayalath, George E. Boyhan, Elizabeth L. Little, Robert I. Tate, and Suzanne O’Connell

focus on challenges for high tunnel lettuce production in warm, humid regions. An organic high tunnel lettuce study conducted in Tennessee (TN), Texas, and Washington (WA) evaluated season extension; they observed greater bolting incidence in the field

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Suzanne O’Connell, Cary Rivard, Mary M. Peet, Chris Harlow, and Frank Louws

field ( Salame-Donoso et al., 2010 ). Flower and fruit production were accelerated for Southern highbush blueberry ( Vaccinium corymbosum L.) in Georgia; however, the lack of nighttime freeze protection in the spring made the crop vulnerable to fruit

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Suzette P. Galinato and Carol A. Miles

. Tomato benefits from high tunnel production in spring, summer, and fall months in western Washington. In a study by Miles et al. (2012) , it was possible to plant tomato 1 to 2 months earlier in the spring in high tunnels than in the open field; during

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Héctor Germán Rodríguez, Jennie Popp, Michael Thomsen, Heather Friedrich, and Curt R. Rom

-even probabilities of covering the TCs of production for extending the harvest season of the blackberry primocane-fruiting cultivar Prime-Jan ® under open-field and high tunnel conditions in northwestern Arkansas. We accomplished this objective by simulating PV

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Charles R. Hall and Dewayne Ingram

fill that void using procedures first developed by Norris (2001) . Knowing the carbon footprint of production and distribution components of field-grown trees will help nursery managers understand the environmental costs associated with their

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Sam E. Wortman, Ignatius Kadoma, and Michael D. Crandall

. Unfortunately, few biodegradable mulch products possess this necessary balance of properties. Field performance (e.g., weed suppression and soil moisture retention) and soil decomposition of biodegradable mulches will also be influenced by the production