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Ariana P. Torres and Roberto G. Lopez

unusual appearance of tropical flowering plants appeals to many flower consumers ( Pizano, 2005 ). The yellow trumpet bush ( Tecoma stans ) is a tree in the Bignoniaceae family native to tropical and subtropical regions of Central and South America. It

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MiAe Cho, Brandon M. Hurr, Jiwon Jeong, Chaill Lim, and Donald J. Huber

maintenance of a more intense green appearance in contrast to the muted and yellowed color of the control beans. As was observed in harvested coriander ( Jiang et al., 2002 ) and parsley leaves ( Ella et al., 2003 ), and processed broccoli florets ( Gong and

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Xiuxiu Sun, Elizabeth Baldwin, Mark Ritenour, Robert Hagenmaier, and Jinhe Bai

). Fruit treated with this PO wax mixture also showed similar respiration rate, ethylene production (all very low), and weight loss in comparison with the CR2 + wax and wax alone treatments (data not shown). Fig. 3. Appearance of fruits ( Citrus sinensis

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Xiuming Hao, Guang Wen, Athanasios P. Papadopoulos, and Shalin Khosla

protocols for raising twin-head transplants were evaluated before conducting the greenhouse experiments. It was found that the best protocol to obtain maximum transplant growth and balanced growth of two laterals was to top the seedlings after the appearance

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Zunfu Lv, Simeng Zhang, and Guoquan Lu

deepened, the appearance became more appealing, but the taste became less enjoyable. Table 5. The correlation analysis of leaf color and texture characteristics of sweetpotato sprouts. Correlations between leaf color and nutritional quality of sweetpotato

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

performance (as evaluated by vegetative coverage, overall appearance, winter injury, plant growth, flowering, and leaf color) and leached nutrients for an installed sedum-vegetated green roof mat system in climates similar to Ontario, Canada. Materials and

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Gregory M. Peck, Ian A. Merwin, Christopher B. Watkins, Kathryn W. Chapman, and Olga I. Padilla-Zakour

panelist used an individual booth equipped with a computer that led them through the tests and collected data using Compusense® five software (Version 4.6; Guelph, Ontario, Canada). In 2006 and 2007, panelists also judged the overall appearance of

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Victoria A. Caceres, Cale A. Bigelow, and Douglas S. Richmond

, and did not specifically correspond to the health or appearance of turfgrass plants, but rather the quality of the turfgrass stand. Canopy greenness was also quantified using a hand-held reflection meter (FieldScout CM-1000; Spectrum Technologies

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Bekele G. Abeyo, Robert C. Shearman, Roch E. Gaussoin, Leonard A. Wit, Desalegn D. Serba, and Ugur Bilgili

counted per unit area as opposed to buffalograss shoots ( Table 3 ). Although this was the case, the visual turf appearance was characteristic of a typical buffalograss turf. The mixture plots consisted of 71% blue fescue and 29% buffalograss shoots per

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Daren S. Mueller, Mark L. Gleason, Nicholas P. Howell, and Edward M. Moran

performance. This scale is a modification of the Texas A&M “resource efficiency” scale ( Texas A&M University, 2007 ), which is designed to evaluate the appearance of roses as a landscaper or gardener is likely to do. Plants rated as ≥5 were considered to be