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Michele R. Warmund, Rusty Fuller, and John H. Dunn

1 Associate professor. 2 Graduate student. 3 Professor. Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station journal series no. 12,683. We gratefully acknowledge Ray Evert for identifying anatomical structures on zoysiagrass mersitems. The cost of publishing

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Sasmita Mishra, Scott Heckathorn, Jonathan Frantz, Futong Yu, and John Gray

deficiency on total chlorophyll were not associated with negative effects on PSII structure (chlorophyll a -to- b , OEC concentration per unit total cell protein) or function (F v /F m = maximum PSII efficiency), and thus must reflect decreases in the

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

and quality as an issue in their systems ( Demchak and Hanson, 2013 ). Low tunnels, which are not permanent structures, can easily be moved to new fields annually, reducing the risk of soil compaction. This also gives growers more flexibility in

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Jericó J. Bello-Bello, Adriana Canto-Flick, Eduardo Balam-Uc, Eunice Gómez-Uc, Manuel L. Robert, Lourdes G. Iglesias-Andreu, and Nancy Santana-Buzzy

project can largely depend on the ability to regenerate whole plants from in vitro cultures. A few common observations in Capsicum regeneration include formation of profuse leafy structure instead of shoot buds, shoot buds that do not elongate (see, e

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Gene A. Giacomelli

. However, they are more than simply field production inside a structure and a cover, even though they typically produce crops that are gown in the soil. Their use can provide locally grown produce, limited or no pesticides use, and reduced transport

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Edward E. Carey, Lewis Jett, William J. Lamont Jr, Terrance T. Nennich, Michael D. Orzolek, and Kimberly A. Williams

semipermanent, movable, or temporary, although they are usually considered temporary structures for purposes of property assessment and taxation ( Blomgren and Frisch, 2007 ). Typically, high tunnels are unheated and are passively ventilated, but they must have

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Garry V. McDonald, Michael A. Schnelle, and Michael A. Arnold

growing point and minimize desiccation damage. Images courtesy of H.B. Pemberton. Of course, temporary greenhouses ranging from plastic covers with a light bulb to more elaborate portable glass or plastic structures can be highly effective in sheltering

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Jonathan M. Frantz, Bryon Hand, Lee Buckingham, and Somik Ghose

in a greenhouse could yield useful information about energy requirements of different structures and allow for simulations in different locations and cropping periods. A computer program was developed called Virtual Grower that combines the NREL

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Francisco Javier Núñez, Maria Victoria Huitrón, Manuel Díaz, Fernando Diánez, and Francisco Camacho-Ferre

shoots had the desired number of developing fruit. The plant finished the rest of its cycle on the ground, a conventional way for growing watermelon. The system used offers the following advantages: Simple plastic house structures can be used

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Rhuanito S. Ferrarezi, Alan L. Wright, Brian J. Boman, Arnold W. Schumann, Fred G. Gmitter, and Jude W. Grosser

investigating the feasibility of using totally enclosed antipsyllid screen cloth structures to cultivate fresh citrus fruit. Covered, protected production fields are needed to ensure the future of fresh citrus production in Florida by preventing the incursion of