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Griffin M. Bates, Sarah K. McNulty, Nikita D. Amstutz, Victor K. Pool, and Katrina Cornish

biodiversity conservation in the tropics Conserv. Lett. 5 1 1338 1344 Eggert, M. Schiemann, J. Thiele, K. 2018 Yield performance of Russian dandelion transplants ( Taraxacum kok-saghyz L. Rodin) in flat bed and ridge cultivation with different planting

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Jin-wei Zhang, Yi-xue Liu, Jin-ping Yu, Wei Zhang, Ya-qiong Xie, and Ning-ning Ge

greatly limit turfgrass growth. Other relatively rare species increase the biodiversity in the turfgrass ecosystem. However, weeds affect the appearance, value, and health of the turfgrass landscape and contribute to its deterioration. Therefore, to

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Paige E. Boyle, Michelle M. Wisdom, and Michael D. Richardson

maintained turfgrass is a proposed means of increasing turfgrass sustainability by reducing fertilizer inputs and enhancing biodiversity ( McCurdy et al., 2013b ). Scientists have conducted numerous studies incorporating white clover into lawns to supplement

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Gerald M. Henry, Michael G. Burton, and Fred H. Yelverton

biodiversity to improve insect pest management in agroecosystems 165 182 Hawksworth D.L. The biodiversity of microorganisms and invertebrates: Its role in sustainable agriculture Proc. First Workshop on the Ecological Foundations of Sustainable Agriculture

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Ghazal Baziar, Moslem Jafari, Mansoureh Sadat Sharifi Noori, and Samira Samarfard

biodiversity among germplasm collections. Some of these molecular tools, such as simple sequence repeat (SSR), RAPD, inter SSR, and restriction length polymorphism, have been widely used for identifying various fig cultivars, landraces, structures, and

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Julie Guckenberger Price, Stephen A. Watts, Amy N. Wright, Robert W. Peters, and Jason T. Kirby

before being recommended for green roof applications to prevent suppression of regional biodiversity. Also, green roof plants are responsible for much of the cooling effects of green roofs (via evapotranspiration) on buildings ( Gaffin et al., 2006 ) and

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Guangtian Cao, Tingting Song, Yingyue Shen, Qunli Jin, Weilin Feng, Lijun Fan, and Weiming Cai

Exploiting composting biodiversity: Study of the persistent and biotechnologically relevant microorganisms from lignocellulose-based composting Bioresour. Technol. 162 6 283 293 Kertesz, M.A. Thai, M. 2018 Compost bacteria and fungi that influence growth and

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Thalukanyo Nevhulaudzi, Khayalethu Ntushelo, and Sheku Alfred Kanu

, D. 2008 Agriculture, p. 9–10. In: The effects of climate change on agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity in the United States Heckathorn, S.A. Giri, A. Mishra, S. Bista, D. 2014 Heat stress and roots, p. 109–136. In: N

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Sullivan Lynch, Rachel K. Johnston, Ron O. Determann, Jennifer M. Cruse-Sanders, and Gerald S. Pullman

-term seed viability may limit establishment and maintenance of new and existing populations. Technology to multiply plants from the more threatened populations coupled with long-term seed banking in LN is likely to help conserve biodiversity for the species

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James A. Gagliardi and Mark H. Brand

Invasive species pose the second greatest threat to natural ecosystems and are surpassed only by habitat destruction as a threat to global biodiversity ( Bir, 2000 ; Morin, 1999 ; Wilcove et al., 1998 ). Nonnative plants that establish self