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between the four treatments. The pot-in-pot azaleas were superior when compared to plants grown in a nearby full sun aboveground area and the 50% shade house by the horticulture facility. While not analyzed because of location differences, the pot

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Sandra B. Wilson, Julia Rycyna, Zhanao Deng, and Gary Knox

, unintentionally but indisputably, the ornamental horticulture industry has long been the primary source for invasive plants; and this is a targeted issue of many countries ( Bradley et al., 2011 ; Dehnen-Schmutz et al., 2007 ; Hulme et al., 2018 ; Lehan et al

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Sahar Eid, Keri L. Druffel, Dayle E. Saar, and Hanu R. Pappu

virus species was cloned into TOPO vector (Invitrogen, Carlsbad, CA). Recombinant plasmids were sequenced at the Washington State University sequencing core facility. Sequences were compared with the genomic sequences of the three viruses to confirm the

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Chase Jones-Baumgardt, David Llewellyn, and Youbin Zheng

microgreens to very specific fixed coordinates (i.e., PPFD treatments). The application of gradient-type experimental designs for LI investigations is described further in the Discussion section. The greenhouse was a modern facility comprising 28 gutter

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Yun-wen Wang, Bruce L. Dunn, Daryl B. Arnall, and Pei-sheng Mao

useful index to assess the growth status and leaf N level of a plant ( Seemann et al., 1987 ). For several horticultural crops, leaf N and chlorophyll concentration were found to be strongly correlated when checked using a SPAD chlorophyll meter ( Neilsen

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Nicholas J. Flax, Christopher J. Currey, James A. Schrader, David Grewell, and William R. Graves

Broschat, 2001 ) to control growth. However, providing species-specific cultural practices can be challenging in production environments containing many species and may not be practical or feasible depending on the facility and available equipment. Plant

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Brian K. Hogendorp, Raymond A. Cloyd, and John M. Swiader

Mealybugs are major insect pests of interior plantscape environments such as greenhouses, interiorscapes, and conservatories feeding on a wide variety of horticultural plants ( Blumberg and Van Driesche, 2001 ; James, 1937 ; Kole and Hennekam

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Yu-Wei Liu and Chen-Kang Huang

-emitting diode (LED) or fluorescent lighting ( Ikeda et al., 1992 ). This type of facility enables for the precise control of a cultivation environment in terms of irradiance, temperature, humidity, carbon dioxide concentration, and composition of the nutrient

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Jinshi Cui, Myongkyoon Yang, Daesik Son, Seongmin Park, and Seong-In Cho

( Lubes and Goodarzi, 2017 ). During the postharvest process, horticultural products are subjected to various external forces. When these forces surpass the critical value for tissue damage, they induce mechanical damage. Therefore, fruits can be damaged

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Kellie J. Walters, Bridget K. Behe, Christopher J. Currey, and Roberto G. Lopez

). By 1929, the first year the U.S. Department of Commerce [USDC; these data are now collected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)] Census of Horticultural Specialties reported vegetables grown under protected culture, 520 ha of vegetables were