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Jeremy S. Cowan, Arnold M. Saxton, Hang Liu, Karen K. Leonas, Debra Inglis, and Carol A. Miles

experimental design was a split-plot design with four replicate blocks; main plots were arranged as a randomized complete block design. The two main plot treatments were high tunnel and open field, and were assigned randomly within each replication and remained

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Neil O. Anderson, Adnan Younis, and Ye Sun

' Association ( Zlesak et al., 2007 ). Four to five of these 12 growers supply 75% of the ‘Nellie White’ clones for the market ( Zlesak, 2006 ). Each bulb grower selects and propagates their own ‘Nellie White’ variants as a result of periodic screens of new

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Heidi Hargarten, Sumyya Waliullah, Lee Kalcsits, and Loren A. Honaas

shortly after harvest using a vegetable peeler. Three evenly spaced peels cut from the stem end to calyx end (sections of ≈20 × 3 cm) of each apple fruit were immediately flash frozen on liquid nitrogen and stored at –80 °C. Four samples in biological

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Michael T. Martin Jr., Geoffrey M. Weaver, Matthew R. Chappell, and Jerry Davis

concentrations in Hibiscus acetosella (Hiern.) Welw. ‘Panama Red’ (PP20121), a fast-rooting species, under standard commercial production conditions. Cuttings were harvested once every 3 d and divided into four sections for analysis: leaves, upper stems, lower

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Cheng-Jung Hu, Nean Lee, and Yung-I Lee

; Ed = endothecium. Sporad type observation. Following the process of meiosis, each PMC normally produced a tetrad with four microspores in Onc. sphacelatum ( Fig. 3A ), whereas in Oncsa. Gower Ramsey, a considerable number of irregular sporad types

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Giseiry Rosa-Valentín, Linda Wessel-Beaver, and Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues

). Differential response of genotypes to different ZYMV strains is known to occur. Provvidenti (1991) screened 57 watermelon PIs and 11 cultivars and found all genotypes to be susceptible to ZYMV-CT and ZYMV-E strains of ZYMV. Four accessions, PI 482322, PI

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Alan R. Biggs and Gregory M. Peck

, dry conditions are known to exacerbate bitter pit development in apples, the at-harvest bitter pit rating was low (average of 0.1 on the four-point scale) in all treatments ( Table 1 ). At harvest, the greatest bitter pit rating was 0.3 for the 2-lb

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Steven A. Fennimore, Frank N. Martin, Thomas C. Miller, Janet C. Broome, Nathan Dorn, and Ian Greene

clean soil, clean stock, and sanitation. Univ. CA Div. Agricultural Sci. Agricultural Expt. Sta.-Ext. Serv Baker, K.F. 1962 Principles of heat treatment of soils and planting material J. Austral. Inst. Agricultural Sci. 28 118 126 Bega, R.V. Smith, R.S

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Sandra B. Wilson, Gary W. Knox, Keona L. Muller, Rosanna Freyre, and Zhanao Deng

subjected to germination tests (four replications of 100 seeds per test) at 30/20 °C (8-h photoperiod at 30 °C followed by 16 h darkness at 20 °C) for 28 d (Mid-West Seed Service Inc.). Seeds were arranged in germination boxes (containing two layers of

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Lance V. Stott, Brent Black, and Bruce Bugbee

ABA levels and leaf water potential. Jiménez et al. (2013) found differences in drought tolerance among four peach rootstocks as evidenced both by physiological measures and by reductions in growth. These containerized studies showed that