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Hanna Y. Hanna

up until late in the last century except in home gardens and by small organic tomato growers in the southern United States ( King et al., 2008 ). Surveys conducted in 2006 showed the number of grafted seedlings in North America was over 40 million

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Abigail Attavar, Lydia Tymon, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, and Carol A. Miles

Environmental Products, Canby, OR). In 2018, soil analysis indicated that the field was low in sulfur (S), and supplemental S was applied as calcium sulfate (Garden Pearls Gypsum; Columbia River Carbonates, Woodland, WA) on 7 May at the rate of 8 kg·ha −1 of S

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Desire Djidonou, Xin Zhao, Jeffrey K. Brecht, and Kim M. Cordasco

(Metro-Mix 200; Sun Gro Horticulture, Bellevue, WA) inside the greenhouse. Plants were grafted using the splice method ( Lee, 1994 ) on 29 Jan. 2009 when five to six true leaves were present. Grafted plants were placed in a closed healing chamber equipped

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Charles E. Barrett, Xin Zhao, Charles A. Sims, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Eric Q. Dreyer, and Zhifeng Gao

, Apopka, FL) were used to grow the seedlings. Seedlings were tube grafted at the four to five true-leaf stage. Grafting took place 34 d (2010) and 28 d (2011) after scions were sown. The grafting and healing protocol was adapted from Rivard and Louws

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A-Young Lee, Sin-Ae Park, Hye-Gyeong Park, and Ki-Cheol Son

therapy program using healing garden on quality of life of chronic stroke patients J. Korean Soc. People Plants Environ. 17 451 455 Kim, S.Y. Son, K.C. Jung, H.J. Yoo, J.H. Kim, B.S. Park, S.W. 2003 Effect of horticultural therapy on functional

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Ruth Kjærsti Raanaas, Grete Grindal Patil, and Terry Hartig

, M. 1999 Healing gardens: Therapeutic benefits and design recommendations Wiley New York, NY Denollet, J. 2005 DS14: Standard assessment of negative affectivity, social inhibition, and Type D personality Psychosom

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Vlasta Cunja, Maja Mikulic-Petkovsek, Franci Stampar, and Valentina Schmitzer

, and R. sempervirens are most frequent ( Martincic et al., 1999 ). Numerous rose cultivars are widely planted in gardens and parks for their aesthetic value and native plants are harvested for their fruit and flowers. Medicinal benefits of the genus

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Hui-Mei Chen, Hung-Ming Tu, and Chaang-Iuan Ho

Horticulture researchers typically focus on the science and technologies associated with crop production. Horticulture, which stems from the root words Hortus , meaning garden, and cultura , meaning culture, also plays an important role in human

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Seong-Hyun Park and Richard H. Mattson

pain. Patients also reported that plants in their rooms created a positive image of the hospital and of the medical staff who were sensitive to the healing potential of “nearby nature.” Results indicate that female patients who were recovering from

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Barbara Gilmore, Nahla Bassil, April Nyberg, Brian Knaus, Don Smith, Danny L. Barney, and Kim Hummer

Peonies, family Paeoniaceae, were first recognized as a medicinal plant in Asia several thousand years ago ( Hsu et al., 1986 ). In the late 1700s, peonies were imported from Asia and Europe into North America for use as a garden flower ( Harding