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Stephanie E. Burnett, Donglin Zhang, Lois B. Stack, and Zhongqi He

at stem tips. Because it flowers prolifically and has interesting flowers and foliage, fan flower is a popular plant for use in hanging baskets or combination planters and is thus a commercially important species for many greenhouse growers

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Lyn A. Gettys and Kimberly A. Moore

species using the greenhouse techniques that are employed to culture landscape plants. In these experiments we focused on four littoral zone species: arrow arum, blue-eyed grass, golden club, and lemon bacopa. All four species are perennials native to the

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D. Clay Collins and Steven E. Newman

148 POSTER SESSION 5G (Abstr. 304–315) Greenhouse Management–Cross-commodity

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Elizabeth Will and James E. Faust

148 POSTER SESSION 5G (Abstr. 304–315) Greenhouse Management–Cross-commodity

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Johnn Jairo Franco Hermida, Martha Cecilia Henao Toro, Miguel Guzmán, and Raul I. Cabrera

Cut roses are one of the most economically important and intensively managed floriculture greenhouse crops ( de Hoog, 2001 ). Colombia, the world’s second largest cut flower exporter, uses 33% of its total flower production area (6800 ha) for

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Chengyan Yue, Zata Vickers, Jingjing Wang, Neil O. Anderson, Lauren Wisdorf, Jenna Brady, Michele Schermann, Nicholas Phelps, and Paul Venturelli

) compared production systems and cultivars for hydroponic greenhouse basil plants, and suggested that the yield of fresh basil was affected more by cultivar selection than by the hydroponic production system. Cultivars such as Genovese and Spicy Globe have

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A. Klieber, W.C. Lin, P.A. Jolliffe, and J.W. Hall

supported by Agri-Food Regional Development Subsidiary Agreement project no. 11045 and by a joint grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada, Agriculture Canada and the British Columbia Greenhouse Vegetable Research Council. The cost

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Michelle L. Bell and James R. Baker

148 POSTER SESSION 5G (Abstr. 304–315) Greenhouse Management–Cross-commodity

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Nathan J. Herrick and Raymond A. Cloyd

Fungus gnat, Bradysia sp. nr. coprophila (Lintner) (Diptera: Sciaridae), larvae can damage plants grown in greenhouse production systems, especially during propagation ( Cloyd, 2000 ). Fungus gnat larvae feed on plant roots, which inhibits the

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James E. Altland, James C. Locke, Wendy L. Zellner, and Jennifer K. Boldt

The primary component in greenhouse potting substrates is sphagnum peatmoss. Substrate solution pH of nonamended peatmoss ranges from 4.0 to 4.5 ( Landis, 1990 ). Optimum substrate pH has been determined for economically important crops such as