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Kristen R. Hladun and Lynn S. Adler

species can interfere with fertilization ( Heinrich, 1981 ; Waser and Fugate, 1986 ) and thereby reduce fruit and seed production. Currently, there are no investigations of the potential for PTC pollen interference to influence main crop yield. Blue

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Wayne W. Hanna and Brian M. Schwartz

mainly used as an ornamental in the United States and it performs well in sunny locations. Cultivars usually range in height from 0.75 to 1.5 m ( Missouri Botanical Gardens ‘ Pennisetum alopecuroides ’, n.d. ). Reduced seed production in vegetatively

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Wayne W. Hanna and Brian M. Schwartz

because a number of Pennisetum species use this common name designation. The Missouri Botanical Gardens (2020) website ‘ Pennisetum alopecuroides ’ reports that cultivars usually range in height from 0.75 to 1.5 m. Reduced seed production in

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flower breeding and the supervision of hybrid vegetable seed production. Paul spent 1951–1953 in the U.S. Army, with the last 18 months of service being stationed at the U.S. Army Hospital in Security Intelligence in Japan. In mid-1953 to 1958, he

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Mark W. Farnham

self-pollinated. Conversely, USVL048 is an inbred, homozygous line as is expected for a doubled haploid. USVL048 is partially self-compatible and will produce some seed without manual pollinations; however, to maximize seed production of this line, it

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Wayne W. Hanna and Brian M. Schwartz

‘M77’ (PP30,402), a perennial Miscanthus sinensis ornamental grass with significantly reduced seed production, was approved for release by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in 2016. We evaluated ‘M77’ at

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Ramesh R. Sagili, Carolyn R. Breece, Rhonda Simmons, and John H. Borden

% of hybrid carrot seed crop grown in the United States ( Hart and Butler, 2004 ). This region offers warm day temperatures and cooler nights that are ideal for hybrid carrot seed production. Hybrid carrot seed production is based on the seed

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, drought-stressed plants. Ethephon Improves Breeder Seed Production in Chile Pepper Although considered a self-pollinated crop, chile pepper can have out-crossing rates at sufficient levels to impede progress in breeding programs. Breeder seed production

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Joe-Ann McCoy, Jeanine M. Davis, N. Dwight Camper, Ikhlas Khan, and Avula Bharathi

control rhizomes produced flowers and seed at all sites ( Table 5 ) and regenerants from rhizome divisions did not produce seed until year 2. Seed production rates at the shade cloth site were higher with mature control plants in the first 2 years of the

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Luping Qu and Mark P. Widrlechner

been visited by honeybees and assessed their seed production to serve as a control treatment. Selfed-seed set evaluation by unbagged flowers in isolation cages. Because levels of seed set may be influenced by bagging the flowers when compared with