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Beiquan Mou

transgenic horticultural crops is hindered by many hurdles, including consumer acceptance, technical difficulties with the transformation and expression of transgenes in certain crops, intellectual property right, market and economic issues, and regulatory

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Beiquan Mou and Guangyao Wang

Horticultural Sciences organized a workshop, “Asia’s Indigenous Horticultural Crops,” at the 2009 annual conference of the society in St. Louis, MO. The papers from pages 819–838 in this issue are adapted from presentations at the workshop. Asia has a fast

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Wan-Wei Yu, Der-Lin Ling, and Yu-Sen Chang

related to the meaning of life” was modified to read “horticultural activities help me in deliberating the issues related to the meaning of life.” Some items in the original scale did not match the introductory statement of “horticultural activities

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Mary H. Meyer, Douglas Needham, John Dole, Brain Trader, Jennifer Fox, Marnie Conley, Michael Neff, and Jean Shaw

Our world is highly dependent on horticultural expertise to provide the technology and people necessary to meet the rapidly increasing global demand for fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs, and ornamentals in the face of the changing global environment

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

(e.g., a valuable way to spend time, an opportunity to relax), and tangible benefits (e.g., enjoying the feeling of producing food, harvesting). Relf and Lohr (2003) reviewed a considerable amount of literature on human issues in horticulture and

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Thomas E. Marler and Olympia Terral

of the American Society for Horticultural Science ( JASHS ) in 2012 and 2013 (12 issues per journal). For each time the phrase was identified at the beginning of a sentence, we analyzed the paragraph and preceding paragraph to determine if the

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Fred T. Davies

strong as ever! Even the NASA-sponsored low pressure production systems we study in our lab are based around salad bowl crops. There will be no long-term habitation on the Moon or Mars without horticulture! And it's not just human nutrition, but how

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Virginia I. Lohr

believe that understanding issues related to the risks of monocultures in landscapes is important for people involved in the green industries, then those of us who teach in horticultural and plant science programs should be involved in promoting that

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workers, Shippen et al. (p. 746) provide new insights into the distribution and magnitude of loads generated in the human body during the task of digging. They observed higher loads among workers who demonstrated poor digging techniques versus those who

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Lamont William James Jr

-on-one human interaction so as to tease out some nuggets of information on horticulture and the society from you the audience. No sleeping in this talk! Being an extension specialist, I am a firm believer that you cannot have enough personal interaction