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Geoffrey C. Denny and Michael A. Arnold

each taxon has a unique name. Name changes are not always meaningful if all we are concerned with is distinguishing one plant from another. However, as interest grows for issues like seed source, provenance, genetic pollution, and threatened and

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Monica Ann Pilat, Amy McFarland, Amy Snelgrove, Kevin Collins, Tina Marie Waliczek, and Jayne Zajicek

). Outdoor air pollution is also known to trigger asthma symptoms in both children and adults ( Walling, 2002 ; Woodruff et al., 2003 ). Childhood asthma is the most common chronic disease in children, with increases in the number of cases occurring in

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Catherine M. Grieve, James A. Poss, Peter J. Shouse, and Christy T. Carter

federal Water Pollution Control Acts of 1956 as amended in 1972 (Enacted by Public Law 92-500) were in place, commercial growers such as C.A. Skimina, director of the highly successful Monrovia Nursery Co., Azusa, CA, concluded that problems of wastewater

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Margarita Velandia, Karen L. DeLong, Annette Wszelaki, Susan Schexnayder, Christopher Clark, and Kimberly Jensen

pollution. For example, when burned on site, PE mulches release carcinogenic substances that could negatively affect human health ( Valavanidis et al., 2008 ). Additionally, the use of PE mulch is not considered environmentally sustainable because at the end

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Xiang Cao, Darrell Bosch, and James Pease

WRT adoption and associated social benefits from reduced water pollution ( Hong and Moorman, 2005 ; von Broembsen, 1998 ). In addition, the concern about production cost increases associated with WRT, and the uncertainty of revenue enhancement

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George Hochmuth, Terril Nell, J. Bryan Unruh, Laurie Trenholm, and Jerry Sartain

Florida. Point and nonpoint source nutrient pollution of water bodies causes degradation or impairment of the water bodies for their intended uses, such as recreation, fishing, drinking water, irrigation, etc. Nitrate–nitrogen (NO 3 –N) pollution of water

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Nathaniel Ferraro, Darrell Bosch, James Pease, and James S. Owen Jr.

/private investments could incentivize rainfall and irrigation water runoff recapture and result in increased savings for growers, reduce depletion of groundwater, and reduce pollution runoff. Other research indicates that environmentally conscious purchasers of

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Mariateresa Cardarelli, Youssef Rouphael, Delia Muntean, and Giuseppe Colla

anion contributing to crop growth ( Marschner, 2002 ), but also one of the major contributors to horticulture-related pollution through leaching, particularly in areas where crops are grown in soilless culture with nonrecirculating nutrient solution

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Laurie E. Trenholm and Jerry B. Sartain

of a larger mandated effort to reduce nonpoint source pollution. An educational program began in 2003 conducted primarily by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) extension and supported by the Florida

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Barbara M. Schmidt

environment (protecting biodiversity and natural resources while limiting climate change and pollution) and for society (fair trade, respect for landowners and local communities)? If not, production methods must be modified to address these issues. In addition