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Emily G. Tenczar and Vera A. Krischik

objectives were to evaluate among two cultivars and native: 1) herbivore leaf preference, 2) herbivore fecundity in long-term rearing, and 3) leaf chemistry. Materials and Methods Plant material. Native ninebark was purchased from Outback

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Cynthia B. McKenney, Sandra A. Balch, Victor Hegemann, and Susan P. Metz

Mealy blue sage ( Salvia farinacea var. farinacea Benth) is an attractive wildflower native to a wide range in the southern United States, including Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma ( Correll and Johnston, 1970 ; Diggs et al., 1999 ). Mealy blue

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Thomas E. Marler, Anders J. Lindström, and L. Irene Terry

Invasive arthropod herbivores comprise one of the greatest threats to cycad conservation both in situ and ex situ. The lepidopteran Chilades pandava (Plains Cupid Butterfly, Fig. 1B ) is a specialist insect native to southern Asia that invaded

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Clinton C. Shock, Myrtle P. Shock, Candace B. Shock, and Stuart R. Reitz

Scientists whose native language is not English often want to publish the outcomes of their research in journals in English, because English has become the predominant international language of science ( Drubin and Kellogg, 2012 ; Garfield, 1967

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Kirk W. Pomper, Jeremiah D. Lowe, Sheri B. Crabtree, Jacob Vincent, Andrew Berry, Clifford England, and Krit Raemakers

The American persimmon ( Diospyros virginiana ) is a slow-growing, moderately sized tree-fruit native to the forests of the southeastern and midwestern United States ( Nesom, 2018 ) and is in the early stages of commercial orchard production

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Kim E. Hummer

NORTH AMERICAN BLUEBERRY SPECIES Blueberries ( Vaccinium ) and huckleberries ( Gaylussacia and Vaccinium ) are members of the Ericaceae (heath family). Vaccinium has a circumboreal distribution but also has many named species native in the South

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Kim E. Hummer and Andrey Sabitov

past decade. The flora of this region is preboreal, and indigenous island genera have related species in Western Europe and North America ( Charkevicz, 1996 ). Charkevicz (1996) described only two diploid Fragaria species native to the far eastern

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Julia L. Bohnen and Anne M. Hanchek

fulfillment of the requirements for a MS degree in horticulture. Our thanks to the Minnesota Native Wildflower/Grass Producers Assn., the Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture, and to Arboretum volunteers Jo Nielsen, Kathryn McFadden, and Sue Tracey.

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Erin Alvarez, S.M. Scheiber, Richard C. Beeson Jr, and David R. Sandrock

districts have recommended native plants to their consumers ( Southwest Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), 2001 , 2003 ) under the premise that Florida native plants use less water than nonnative plants ( Haehle, 2004 ; Hostetler et al., 2003

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Naa Korkoi Ardayfio and Harlene Hatterman-Valenti

Juneberry is native to the Northwest Territories, the southern Yukon, the Canadian Prairie Provinces, and the northern plains of the United States ( Mazza and Davidson, 1993 ). Juneberry is a shrub in the Rosaceae family with a sweet edible pome