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MOLD & COLD: THE SOLUTION IS SWEET IN WINTER WHEAT
Winter conditions necessitate tolerance of snow mold and freezing cold among winter wheat plants. These traits involve numerous quantitative trait loci (QTL), environmental interactions, and mechanisms such as carbohydrate ...
PRODUCTIVITY, ECONOMICS, AND SOIL QUALITY OF ORGANIC QUINOA CROPPING SYSTEMS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, USA
Volatile crop prices and desire for sustainability have farmers considering alternative practices to increase revenue diversity and protect soil health. Organic management is a rapidly expanding alternative to conventional ...
Varietal differences in water relations of wine grapes
Wine grape varieties are classified by their water stress response in two groups: Isohydric varieties showing high and constant water status under drought due to highly sensitive stomata and anisohydric varieties showing ...
NATIVE HABITAT RESTORATION IN EASTERN WASHINGTON WINE VINEYARDS AS A PEST MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Perennial crop systems such as wine grapes have begun using cover crops and hedgerows to increase beneficial insects and promote sustainable vineyard management in areas such as New Zealand and California. However, in arid ...
MANIPULATING THE PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY OF POTATO WITH PLANT GROWTH RETARDANTS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND POSTHARVEST PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOTYPES OF ENGINEERED CULTIVARS
Management techniques that reduce agronomic inputs, control tuber size, and prolong the postharvest quality of potato and its products will enhance the economics and sustainability of production. The research had three ...