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Weiting Huang and Zhongming Fang

. Activated charcoal (AC) can effectively promote C. sinense rhizome proliferation and prevent browning ( Gao et al., 2014 ; Lee et al., 2011 ). Additionally, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) can effectively induce

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Franco Famiani and Robert P. Walker

ripening is mostly a result of the accumulation of fructose and glucose ( Kafkas et al., 2006 ; Perkins-Veazie et al., 2000 ; Wrolstad et al., 1980 ). Isocitric, lactoisocitric, and malic acids make up the bulk of organic acids in blackberry; however, the

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Han Xu, Cuihua Bai, Wei Wang, Changmin Zhou, Luwei Zhu, and Lixian Yao

( Kocadağlı et al., 2013 ). Enhancement of essential amino acids (EAAs) in horticultural plants has recently been emphasized because vegetables are one of the main contributors of EAA in the human diet ( Wang et al., 2017 ). Therefore, enhancement of the FAA

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Ryan W. Dickson, Paul R. Fisher, and William R. Argo

4 + -N) produces an acidic reaction that decreases pH as a result of H + efflux from roots during uptake and from nitrification. Nitrification can occur rapidly in container substrate above pH 5.5 and depends on factors that affect microbial

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Lincoln C. Peirce and Heather G. Miller

Abbreviations: CA, caffeic acid; DW, distilled water; FA, ferulic acid; MDA, methylenedioxycinnamic acid; SEM, scanning electron microscopy. 1 Professor of Plant Biology. 2 Graduate student. Scientific contribution no. 1765 from the New Hampshire

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Isaac T. Mertz, Nick E. Christians, and Adam W. Thoms

Many commercial turfgrass fertilizers are referred to as specialty fertilizers. These products contain nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K), in addition to organic materials such as plant hormones, humic substances, amino acids (AAs), or

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J.A. Narciso, E.A. Baldwin, A. Plotto, and C.M. Ference

organic fruit, use of acidic vapors, food additives, and water dips offer some protection from decay ( Karabulut et al., 2004 ; Park et al., 2005 ; Sholberg et al., 2000 ). While postharvest surface treatments may delay decay, keeping spores from

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Isaac T. Mertz, Nick E. Christians, and Adam W. Thoms

fertilization products because of their ability to promote or improve growth over mineral nutrition only ( Ervin and Zhang, 2008 ; Schmidt et al., 2003 ). A common organic additive in specialty turfgrass fertilization products is amino acids [AA ( Schmidt, 1999

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Howard F. Harrison Jr, Trevor R. Mitchell, Joseph K. Peterson, W. Patrick Wechter, George F. Majetich, and Maurice E. Snook

Most research on the caffeoylquinic acids was reported during the past two decades. The chemical structure of these compounds are well characterized ( Fig. 1 ). The compounds are ubiquitous in the plant kingdom ( Takenaka et al., 2003 ), and

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Joyce W. Ngure, Chunyan Cheng, Shuqiong Yang, Qunfeng Lou, Ji Li, Chuntao Qian, Jie Chen, and Jinfeng Chen

included in cosmetic products due to their high fatty acid composition ( Vermaak et al., 2011 ). Topical application of essential fatty acids prevent and counteract dry seborrhoeic skin conditions and inflammation ( Muller et al., 2007 ). Topical