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Heidi C. Anderson, Mary A. Rogers, and Emily E. Hoover

et al., 2001 ). Growing strawberries under protection can have many benefits. Shielded from rain and hail, fruit sustain less damage under high tunnels than in open fields ( Jett, 2007 ). Berries are also cleaner with less surface moisture at harvest

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Karen L. Panter, Timmothy M. Gergeni, Casey P. Seals, and Andrea R. Garfinkel

in each high tunnel, four blocks on either side, eight blocks total per tunnel. An edge row was planted around the perimeter of all sunflower plots to mitigate edge effects. Sunflower 2016. The same two cultivars were arranged in a completely random

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Hans Christian Wien

severe in edge rows of tunnel-grown crops. To reduce the edge effects with regard to temperature described here, growers select different plant species to grow at the edges and centers of high tunnels. For instance, the most cold-tolerant crops such as

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Jacqueline Cormier, Robert Heyduck, Steven Guldan, Shengrui Yao, Dawn VanLeeuwen, and Ivette Guzman

heights. This edge effect applied to both the kale and the spinach plots for both years. The lower yielding edge plots may have suffered in quality due to growing in the coolest and shadiest portions of the high tunnel. ‘Triple Crown’ and ‘Chester

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Natalie R. Bumgarner, Mark A. Bennett, Peter P. Ling, Robert W. Mullen, and Matthew D. Kleinhenz

productivity and profit potential through direct and indirect effects on crops and crop management ( Carey et al., 2009 ; Lamont, 2005 ; Waterer, 2003 ; Wells and Loy, 1993 ). Low and high tunnels tend to reduce crop stress and often increase yield relative

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

greenhouse to avoid cold damage. Site preparation. Eight raised beds (71 cm wide × 20 cm tall), oriented east–west, were prepared under both the high tunnels and the field. Two beds parallel to the side walls in high tunnels or lateral edges of field plots

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Bielinski M. Santos and Teresa P. Salame-Donoso

plants submitted to the same cultural practices during the preceding years and from the same nursery and age. Open-field plots were set at least 30 ft away from high tunnel edges, but in the same land blocks as for the tunnels to minimized weather and

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Suzanne O’Connell and Robert Tate

was planted with crops and 30% devoted to foot paths, work spaces, etc. under the high tunnels. Blocks were re-randomized each year and guard rows were included on lateral sides of each high tunnel to minimize edge effects from sun, wind, etc

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Samantha R. Nobes, Karen L. Panter, and Randa Jabbour

three remained unpinched, with the exception of stock that only has unpinched plants. Image also shows the edge row of flower species around the experimental block. Fig. 4. Example of an experimental block inside a high tunnel. The experimental

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Kristine M. Lang, Ajay Nair, and Kenneth J. Moore

was a 0.2 m buffer between sections within a row. Two single row beds, one on each outside edge of the high tunnel, served as non-data guard rows. Major field operations and data collection after transplanting are summarized in Table 2 . Plants were