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Chapter 1 Energy?Efficient Greenhouses (pages 1–52): Gordon J. Monk and J. M. Molnar
Chapter 2 Plant development Regulators in Rose crops (pages 53–73): Yoram Mor and Naftaly Zieslin
Chapter three meals of Container?Grown Woody Nursery plants (pages 75–101): Robert D. Wright and Alexander X. Niemiera
Chapter four Elemental prestige of Pine Bark?Based Potting Media (pages 103–131): R. J. Ogden, F. A. Pokorny, H. A. generators and M. G. Dunavent
Chapter five Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (pages 133–186): Ronald F. Korcak
Chapter 6 Ginseng: undefined, Botany, and tradition (pages 187–236): J. T. A. Proctor and W. G. Bailey
Chapter 7 The Honey Bee Pollination component to Horticultural Crop construction platforms (pages 237–272): G. DeGrandi?Hoffman
Chapter eight Tissue tradition of Temperate Fruit and Nut timber (pages 273–349): James F. Hutchinson and Richard H. Zimmerman
Chapter nine summer time Pruning of Apple and Peach timber (pages 351–375): Richard P. Marini and John A. Burden
Chapter 10 Orchard flooring plants administration (pages 377–430): E. J. Hogue and G. H. Neilsen

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Ebeling and Kranzler ( 1982)connected a solar hop dryer to an existing fiberglass greenhouse and retrofitted underbench rock storages. Initial performance indicated annual savings of 3770,yielding a payback period of 10 years for Cyprus. Rheinlaender and Photiades (1984)found that a water solar system provided greater energy savings than the rock storage system they tested. Staley et al. (1981) described the design and construction of a glass shed-type rock storage greenhouse with adjustable low-cost black cloth collectors hanging in front of an insulated north wall.

Overall savings of 45% were achieved during the first year, 73% for the next full season, and 68% during the following spring. Ingratta and Blom (1980a) installed the Rutgers system in southern Ontario. The solar collectors provided an efficiency of only 7% for a September-June period and 40-45% in July and August, when little nighttime heating was required (Ingratta and Blom 1980b). The energy consumption (natural gas plus electricity) in the solar greenhouse was 1. ENERGY-EFFICIENT GREENHOUSES 21 less than a control house.

Puri (1982) generated steady-state design curves that consider these variables for the determination of long-term thermal performance. Parker et al. (1981) chose to create a dynamic soil model including temperature-induced vapor flow liquid flow. It allows for variable soil and soil-water-potential-induced thermal conductivity, hydraulic conductivity, thermal capacity, soil water potential, water vapor diffusion coefficient, and water vapor density. Steady-state, constant-property, soil-warming models for three pipe configurations were also generated by Merbaum et al.

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