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Yasutaka Kano

of large cells is associated with increased sucrose content. The treatment of seeds with maleic hydrazine (MH) was found to increase cell size and vacuolation in wheat seedlings ( Mendhulkar, 2000 ), and low concentrations of MH have been shown to

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Jane Kahia, Peter Njenga, and Margaret Kirika

this case ( Getahun, 1969 ). The plant is conventionally propagated vegetatively and by seeds, however, as both cross- and self-pollination may occur in anchote, it is difficult to obtain true-to-type plants ( Getahun, 1969 ; Hora, 1995 ; Jeffrey

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David H. Suchoff, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Heike W. Sederoff, Jonathan R. Schultheis, Matthew D. Kleinhenz, Frank J. Louws, and Christopher C. Gunter

self-grafted ‘Moneymaker’ ( Venema et al., 2008 ). Chambers were maintained at 70% relative humidity and 400 parts per million (ppm) ambient CO 2 . Plant material. The indeterminate tomato cultivar Moneymaker (West Coast Seeds, Delta, BC, Canada) was

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Tomomi Eguchi, Ricardo Hernández, and Chieri Kubota

growth, and morphology (Expt. 2). Materials and Methods Plant materials and growth conditions The tomato rootstock cultivar Beaufort (De Ruiter Seeds, Bergshenhoek, The Netherlands) used in this study is highly sensitive to intumescence

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Hazel Y. Wetzstein, Weiguang Yi, Justin A. Porter, and Nadav Ravid

size distributions were obtained with larger vs. smaller flowers. This study thus clearly verifies that flower quality impacts fruit production and size. Unfruitfulness and poor seed development in flowering plants can be a consequence of a number of

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Spring 2007. The pumpkin variety ‘New England Pie’ was seeded on 5 June at a spacing of 3 ft between plants in a row and 6 ft between rows with 16 rows 120 ft in length. On the same date, two rows of hubbard were seeded at the same in row and row spacing

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Donald R. Hodel

anatomy, morphology, and growth features. Cultural practices and techniques for managing landscape palms recognize and accommodate these differences. Presented here is a brief overview of the critical biological features of palms, focusing on their natural

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Gioia D. Massa, Hyeon-Hye Kim, Raymond M. Wheeler, and Cary A. Mitchell

under a 24-h photoperiod at 350 μmol·m −2 ·s −1 PPF in each case. The findings showed that wheat could complete a life cycle with red light alone, although added blue light produced larger plants with greater numbers of seeds. One percent blue (≈3

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Meltem Bayraktar

food sector and are being used as sugar substitutes in foods and beverages ( Singh and Rao, 2005 ). The propagation of Stevia traditionally is made by seed or vegetative cuttings. Due to self-incompatibility, which results in infertility and a small

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

gloxinia progeny with white veins and double flowers; and 3) compare the anatomy and photosynthesis of the white and green leaf portions. Materials and Methods Plant materials. Commercial cultivars were used as parents in various crosses