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Nichole F. Edelman, Bethany A. Kaufman, and Michelle L. Jones

response until 100 μM. No effects of ACC on hypotocyl length were observed for zinnia, dahlia, lobelia, salvia, or angelonia ( Fig. 1C ). For the seedling hypocotyl elongation screen, we used 10 concentrations of ACC to determine the lowest concentration at

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Carmen Feller and Matthias Fink

line. Because fructans from asparagus were not available, fructans from dahlia tubers and chicory root were used. Results and Discussion According to Pressman et al. (1993) storage roots of asparagus accumulate primarily fructans and smaller

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Randy G. Gardner and Dilip R. Panthee

culture trial using a string-weave trellis system with tall stakes at Waynesville, NC, in 2011. ‘Mountain Magic’ is resistant to verticillium wilt ( Verticillium dahlia Kleb) conferred by the Ve gene and to fusarium wilt [ Fusarium oxysporium f

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Lee Ann Moccaldi and Erik S. Runkle

reported for several other bedding plant species, including pansy ( Viola × wittrockiana Gams.; 22 °C), dahlia ( Dahlia pinnata Cav.; 24 °C), petunia ( Petunia × hybrida Vilm.-Andr.; 25 °C)], celosia (25 °C), impatiens (26 °C), and vinca ( Catharanthus

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Ting Lei, Yang Song, Xuehua Jin, Tianyu Su, and Yiwen Pu

industry. Flower color shows species specificity and black flowers in different species have different coloring mechanisms. Dahlia flowers are presented as black generally because of low L * and low C ( Deguchi et al., 2013 , 2015 ). The black cultivars

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Amy Barker, Ingram McCall, and Brian E. Whipker

Europe since the 1990s and has undergone extensive research in the United States ( Whipker, 2015 ). In a North Carolina State University study, flurprimidol effectively controlled the growth of ‘Ellen Houston’ dahlia ( Dahlia hybrid) when used as a 1 to

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Helen E. Hammond, Richard K. Schoellhorn, Sandra B. Wilson, and Jeffrey G. Norcini

, drenches are species and cultivar specific. Whipker et al. (1995) drenched potted ‘Red Pygmy’ and ‘Golden Emblem’ dahlia ( Dahlia variabilis ) with uniconazole and found that only ‘Red Pygmy’ responded enough to the treatment to be considered marketable

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Xiaojie Zhao, Guihong Bi, Richard L. Harkess, Jac J. Varco, Tongyin Li, and Eugene K. Blythe

with those reported for gladiolus ( Gladiolus L.) ( Khan et al., 2012 ) and dahlia ( Dahlia Cav.) ( Younis et al., 2009 ) of which the height of plants was improved by higher N fertilizer rates. Increasing 2012 N rate increased leaf SPAD readings in

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Mengzi Zhang and Erik S. Runkle

effective at inhibiting flowering of SDPs. For example, the flowering of chrysanthemum, dahlia ( Dahlia hortensis ), and marigold ( Tagetes erecta ) was delayed by 42, 11, and 10 to 20 d when grown under 4-h night interruption (NI) provided by light

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-farm postharvest, transport and storage, and consumer issues for the top 31 cut flowers. The five most commonly grown specialty cut flowers were zinnia, peony, snapdragon, sunflower, and dahlia. The major overall production problems were insect management followed