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Jenny L. Bolivar-Medina, Camilo Villouta, Beth Ann Workmaster, and Amaya Atucha

account for the large amount of unexplained variations in crop yield forecasting models. The objectives of the present study were as follows: to describe the development of floral meristems in cranberry mixed terminal buds; to evaluate the extent of floral

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Johannes S. Verreynne and Carol J. Lovatt

and Hilgeman, 1969 ), and not due to a negative effect of the heavy on-crop on fruit set ( Goldschmidt and Golomb, 1982 ). Floral intensity (number of flowers) and yield are inversely proportional to the number of fruit produced the preceding year

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Neil O. Anderson and Natalie J. Walker

Koehler & Dramm Wholesale Florists (Minneapolis, MN). The concerns of GMO crops for future floral designers were addressed when n = 121 students enrolled in HORT 1013, Floral Design, at the University of Minnesota over 5 years (2005–07, 2009, 2011), were

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Jun Liu, Orville M. Lindstrom, and Dario J. Chavez

Peach is an important fruit crop worldwide and is also the official fruit of the state of Georgia. In 2016, Georgia produced a total of 43,300 tons of fruit with a farm gate value of almost $48 million ( Wolfe and Stubbs, 2017 ). In Georgia, a major

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Yi-Lu Jiang, Yuan-Yin Liao, Tzong-Shyan Lin, Ching-Lung Lee, Chung-Ruey Yen, and Wen-Ju Yang

Pitaya is increasing in popularity as a crop partial as a result of its tolerance to arid environments and resistance to pathogens ( Mizrahi et al., 1997 , 2002 ; Mizrahi and Nerd, 1999 ; Nobel and De La Barrera, 2004 ). Both Hylocereus undatus

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Ryan M. Warner

responses ( Erwin and Warner, 2002 ; Mattson and Erwin, 2005 ). This presents greenhouse growers with the considerable challenge of simultaneously producing flowering crops of species with different photoperiodic requirements for floral induction. For

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Caitlin E. Splawski, Emilie E. Regnier, S. Kent Harrison, Karen Goodell, Mark A. Bennett, and James D. Metzger

; Wyatt et al., 1992 ). In addition, mulches that immobilize nitrogen because of a high carbon to nitrogen ratio may influence the quality (e.g., protein and sugar content) of the floral resources produced and thus pollinator visitation and crop

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Coleman L. Etheredge, Tina M. Waliczek, and Pratheesh Omana Sudhakaran

-world lessons. The program takes basic lessons from introductory classes to another level. For example, students learn to implement basic lessons of growing one plant or designing one floral design to the scale of growing a consistently healthy crop of several

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Brian P. Pellerin, Deborah Buszard, David Iron, Charles G. Embree, Richard P. Marini, Douglas S. Nichols, Gerald H. Neilsen, and Denise Neilsen

the location of Year 30 and b = 0.5 where the maximum repeatable percent floral buds is 26%. Figure 1 shows the simulation running for 50 years, clearly beyond the normal cropping life of an apple tree. The model suggests that the percentage of

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Yan Hong and SiLan Dai

studies of the expression of anthocyanin biosynthesis genes and floral development genes under various light conditions in chrysanthemum. Moreover, these findings will also promote the molecular breeding of horticultural crops for their color modification