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Report: Antibiotic residues on plant tissues
Antibiotics have been used to control plant diseases for over 50 years (McManus et al., 2002). The quantity of antibiotics used for crop protection is small relative to livestock production and potential human exposure ...
Effect of deficit irrigation on yield, quality and grower returns of native spearmint and hops in Washington State
This study analyzed the effects of water stress levels on the yield, quality, water use efficiency and grower returns of drip irrigated native spearmint and four subsurface drip irrigated hop cultivars: Mt. Hood, Columbus, ...
Identifying root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchus spp.) resistance and functional mechanisms in wheat
Root-lesion nematodes (RLN) Pratylenchus thornei Sher and Allen, 1953 and P. neglectus (Rensch, 1924) Filipjev Schuurmans and Stekhoven are soil-borne pathogens of wheat that invade and feed on root host cells. In the ...
MANAGEMENT OF DAMPING-OFF CAUSED BY PYTHIUM SPP. IN ORGANIC VEGETABLE PRODUCTION IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Vegetable production is an important sector of the organic food industry in the Pacific Northwest USA. Significant acre s of organic vegetable crops, particularly processing green pea and sweet corn, are grown in the ...
EPIGEAL INSECT COMMUNITIES & NOVEL PEST MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST HYBRID POPLAR PLANTATIONS
Hybrid poplars are a short rotation woody crop grown for a variety of target markets including paper pulp, saw timber, and biofuels in the Pacific Northwest. Development of pest control strategies within hybrid poplar ...
Quantifying Relationships between Ecology and Aesthetics in Agricultural Landscapes
Biodiversity decline and ecological degradation continue unabated despite accumulation of ecological knowledge, proliferation of sustainability research, and efforts to conserve natural resources. This paradox underscores ...
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