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Min Deng, Jianjun Chen, Richard J. Henny, and Qiansheng Li

Codiaeum variegatum (L.) Blume, commonly known as crotons, are small evergreen trees and shrubs that are popular as ornamental plants because of their attractive foliage. Currently, more than 300 croton cultivars are reported in the world ( Brown

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Fulya Baysal-Gurel, Ravi Bika, Christina Jennings, Cristi Palmer, and Terri Simmons

timber but are most commonly sought after for their landscape aesthetics contributed by both flowers and foliage ( Knox et al., 2012 ). Southern magnolia ( Magnolia grandiflora ) is a popular species due to its beautiful flowers, foliage, and plant form

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Derald Harp, Gaye Hammond, David C. Zlesak, Greg Church, Mark Chamblee, and Steve George

(adapted from Mackay et al., 2008 ) used scores from 0 to 10, based on three indices: 1) flower quantity and quality; 2) foliage quantity and quality; and 3) plant habit and vigor. Ratings were as follows: 10 = no deductions for all three indices, 9

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W. Garrett Owen

In the United States, coral bell ( Heuchera hybrida L.) production increased by 167% ($14.4 million USD) from 1997 to 2014 ( USDA, 1998 , 2015 ). The increasing consumer demand for this herbaceous perennial is because of their colorful foliage and

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E. Vanessa Campoverde, Georgina Sanahuja, and Aaron J. Palmateer

, warm temperatures and high relative humidity are both conducive for proper plant growth and development of tropical foliage, but these conditions are also favorable for many disease-causing organisms. Ordinary weather in south Florida is divided by two

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Xiuju Bian, Emily Merewitz, and Bingru Huang

is critical for plant survival in water-limiting environments, which may be achieved by one or the combination of drought avoidance traits such as increasing water uptake from the soil and reducing transpirational water loss by stomatal closure, and

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Yulia A. Kuzovkina, Michael Dodge, and Irina V. Belyaeva

. chaenomeloides Kimura with the common names “giant pussy willow” or “asian pussy willow,” became attached to the morphologically similar plants labeled as S. gracilistyla , and are found frequently in the catalogues of many North American growers. For example

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Richard C. Beeson Jr.

plants long. Three additional lysimeters suspending substrate-filled containers without plants were included within the production area to measure evaporation. Plastic foliage was added to these as needed to mimic canopy shading of substrate surfaces that

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Pei-Wen Kan, Yu-Ching Cheng, and Der-Ming Yeh

white leaf veins are commercially desirable but are currently rare. Inheritance of foliar variegation has been studied in several genera of foliage plants such as aglaonema ( Aglaonema sp.), caladium ( Caladium sp.), and dieffenbachia ( Dieffenbachia

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Desmond G. Mortley, Douglas R. Hileman, Conrad K. Bonsi, Walter A. Hill, and Carlton E. Morris

a range of 5.5–6.0 with 2 m HCl or NaOH. Harvest. Plant storage roots and all foliage were harvested 120 d after planting. Plants were cut at the base and weighed fresh, and after drying for 72 h at 70 °C. Root samples were separated into three