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susceptibility could be attributed to the amount of air-filled spaces between cells, which would allow water to be taken in without increasing fruit volume. This could be determined by measuring the ratio of percent water uptake to volume increase of resistant

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adjusted as percent of master hydrozone to adjust the difference in irrigation volume caused by sprinklers or emitters. Data collection Soil water content. In each hydrozone, four Acclima soil moisture sensors at depths of 80, 45, 20, and 5 cm measured

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water are presented ( Fig. 1 ). The final emergence percent was higher in loamy sand than silt loam ( P = 0.0002) regardless of pepper type. Seedlings started to emerge between the second and third weeks after sowing. In loamy sand, ‘Jupiter’ had the

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use and factors affecting willingness to reduce water use. Ninety-three percent of respondents indicated that they water their landscape; the remainder, 7%, indicated they do not. Although the demand for desert-adapted landscapes enjoys a stronger

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substrate. In recent years, soilless substrates have been more widely used for growing pot plants because of several advantages that include facilitated root penetration, reduced levels of pathogenic microorganisms, absence of weeds, light weight, high water

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-measures analyses of water application, soil volumetric water content, normalized difference vegetation index, canopy temperature, and percent green cover of kentucky bluegrass in response to four irrigation controller treatments across 14 weeks (28 June to 30 Sept

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significantly and positively correlated with percent rooting), there were few significant correlations between rooting percentage and seedling height, water use, or height-adjusted water use ( Table 3 ). In the Q. cerris Camaldoli source, cuttings from taller

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some areas of the country where municipal water restrictions may now limit winter irrigation to once per 7 to 14 d, or even prohibit winter overseeding entirely ( City of Allen, TX, 2015 ; San Antonio Water System, 2013 ). Little is known regarding the

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Continued growth in the arid southwestern United States is placing greater demand on available water resources. Much of this growth is in sprawling metropolises where water is used outdoors to support urban landscapes ( Devitt et al., 2008 ; Litvak

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species respond differently to duration and degree of water stress. Fig. 3. Essential oil content (percent fresh herbage mass basis) of rose-scented geranium grown in a tunnel under different irrigation frequencies and a 1-week stress period

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