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L. Carl Greve, Gale McGranahan, Janine Hasey, Ronald Snyder, Kathy Kelly, David Goldhamer, and John M. Labavitch

Abbreviations: ET, full water use; PTB, packing-tissue-brown; PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acids; REGWF, Ryan-Einot-Gabriel-Welsch multiple F test. We thank K. Woeste and N. Willits for statistical assistance and E. Germain, S.K. Xi, and A.M. Davis

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Dušica Ćalić, Nina Devrnja, Jelena Milojević, Igor Kostić, Dušica Janošević, Snežana Budimir, and Snežana Zdravković-Korać

chestnut androgenic embryos. Because of the low frequency of induction of SSE on media with 2.5, 10, and 20 mg·L −1 abscisic acid (ABA) ( Ćalić et al., 2005a ), in new studies, lower ABA concentrations were used. Most reports on the application of ABA for

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Rodrigo A. Valverde and James F. Fontenot

Abbreviation: dsRNA, double-stranded ribonucleic acid. 1 Assistant Professor. 2 Professor, Dept. of Horticulture. Approved for publication by the Director of the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station as manuscript no. 90-38-4020. We thank B

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Liu Yang, Zhongkui Xie, Zhijiang Wu, Yajun Wang, Zhihong Guo, Yubao Zhang, and Ruoyu Wang

(Agilent, Santa Clara, CA). The analytical procedure was as follows: we used an Eclipse XDB-C18 reverse-phase column (Agilent; 4.6 × 150 mm, 5 μm) at 20 °C. The mobile phase was a mixture of methanol (A), acetonitrile (B), and 0.05% (v/v) acetic acid (C) in

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Geoffrey M. Weaver and Marc W. van Iersel

scanned at a cash register. Thus, there is an increased risk of financial loss to growers if plants die or become unsalable as a result of lack of watering ( van Iersel et al., 2009 ). Abscisic acid is an integral part of plant drought response. Drought

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Shuguang Wang, Yongpeng Ma, Chengbin Wan, Chungyun Hse, Todd F. Shupe, Yujun Wang, and Changming Wang

.7% (wt/v) hydroquinone, 0.05% (wt/v) silver nitrate, 2.55% (wt/v) citric acid, 2.35% (wt/v) sodium citrate, 0.3% (wt/v) gelatin 40% (v/v) ddH 2 O] in the dark for ≈10–15 min. As the color developed (15–20 min) in sections, they were rinsed with ddH 2 O

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Geoffrey Meru and Cecilia McGregor

associated with SOP and fatty acid composition. Prothro et al. (2012) elucidated the genetic factors associated with SOP in watermelon and identified four QTL associated with the trait. Among these, the egusi locus, which is also associated with the egusi

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Vincent A. Fritz, Veronica L. Justen, Ann M. Bode, Todd Schuster, and Min Wang

Jasmonic acid (JA) and its volatile equivalent, methyl jasmonate (MeJA), are plant hormones involved in chemical and physiological defense responses. MeJA and JA have no direct impact on plant herbivores, but instead contribute to an intracellular

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Lívia Lopes Coelho, Amalia Fkiara, Kathryn Kuligowska Mackenzie, Renate Müller, and Henrik Lütken

were treated with rooting powder containing 2% alpha-naphthyl-acetic acid (Floramon Pudder “B”; Novotrade, Herlev, Denmark), rooted in peat substrate with sphagnum, clay, and silica (Weibulls Horto AB, Hammenhög, Sweden). The air temperature during

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Shi-Lin Tian, Li Li, Yue-Qin Tian, S.N.M. Shah, and Zhen-Hui Gong

fruit abscission, rotting, and wrinkling. Fig. 1. The effect of different concentrations of abscisic acid [ABA (900, 600, 300, 150, and 100 mg·L −1 )] on capsanthin accumulation in pepper fruit. Treatment was performed at the green mature stage (25 d