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Danise Coon, Derek W. Barchenger, and Paul W. Bosland

not correlated for the 4- or the 6-inch grown ornamental chile pepper cultivars. This is a novel and noteworthy finding as it provides important insight for commercial growers for cultivar selection. All of the 12 currently available commercial

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Suzanne O’Connell and Robert Tate

69% greater under high tunnels compared with open field production ( Salame-Donoso et al., 2010 ). In NC, differences among strawberry cultivars correlated with greater yields under high tunnels indicating the importance of crop and cultivar selection

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Shengrui Yao, Junxin Huang, and Robert Heyduck

-tasting fruit. These volunteer seedling plants belong to Z. jujuba and could be good germplasm for new cultivar selections. Early researchers had identified that jujube grew and produced well and had great potential in the southwestern United States

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Scott C. Redlin, Dale E. Herman, and Larry J. Chaput

. The later flowering date for tree lilac species extends the season of bloom for lilacs. Within populations of S. pekinensis grown from seed, there is considerable genetic diversity in leaf size and winter hardiness of individuals. Several cultivar

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David H. Byrne and Natalie Anderson

Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M University located in College Station, TX, from crosses among cultivars/selections adapted to the medium chill zone (TX2C104N, ‘Crimson Baby’, ‘Danmo’) and high chill nectarine cultivars (Diamond Ray and Bradley). ‘Smooth

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Norman Lalancette, Daniel L. Ward, and Joseph C. Goffreda

disease levels over two growing seasons. The resulting susceptibility ratings will not only aid commercial growers in cultivar selection, but also provide important additional information for implementation of integrated disease management programs. A

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Maria Brym, Yuqing Fu, Noah Frade, Elizabeth Baldwin, and Alan H. Chambers

breeding program to measure yield and quality over multiple growing seasons in southern Florida. The results from this study provide information about strawberry cultivar performance in southern Florida to assist growers with cultivar selection

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Filippo Rimi, Stefano Macolino, Bernd Leinauer, and Umberto Ziliotto

some transition zone regions, the warm-season turfgrasses remain dormant for up to 5 months, which strongly inhibits their widespread use. However, low temperature tolerance and spring green-up can be improved through appropriate cultivar selection and

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P.R. Johnstone, T.K. Hartz, and D.M. May

of foliar and soil Ca application, the commercial industry will need to use other approaches to improve melon quality and storage life. Those approaches include cultivar selection and postharvest Ca treatment. Fruit firmness varies substantially among

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Michele R. Warmund

United States has limited progress with this crop. Although the first cultivar selections of Chinese chestnut for nut production were made in 1930 ( Reed, 1946 ), a current large-scale collection of Chinese chestnut is absent in the USDA national plant