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Dennis R. Decoteau

( Decoteau et al., 1988 ; Fortnum et al., 2000 ). These growth measurements often do not account for biomass distribution differences that may be occurring among plant parts at individual nodes that contribute to overall shape and structure of the crop

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Ken Takahata and Hiroyuki Miura

) were read at ≈1000 hr each day. Using 19% moisture as the target value after watering, an amount of water corresponding to the difference from the average measurement was supplied to each pot just after the reading (maximum 1250 mL). Plants were

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Mengzi Zhang, Jie Yang, Huitang Pan, and Brian J. Pearson

differences were observed with CCC at these two concentrations for both cultivars. Uniconazole suppressed ‘Fragrant Luolan’ plant height by 50% to 56% and that of ‘Red Star’ by 54% to 59%; however, there were no differences among UNI treatments. Fig. 2

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Shing-Shan Tsai and Yao-Chien Alex Chang

juvenile phase ( Schwabe, 1975 ). Orchids are perennial herbaceous plants, and their length of juvenility varies among species and cultivars ( Lee, 1991 ). For example, the duration of the juvenile phase in Spathoglottis Penang Beauty is only 2 years

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Christopher M. Menzel and Lindsay Smith

°C cooler during nursery plant development compared with those in the northern growing area. There are also differences in photoperiod, which can impact on growth, flowering, and fruit production in short-day strawberry plants ( Stewart and Folta

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Naa Korkoi Ardayfio and Harlene Hatterman-Valenti

. Native American tribes used many parts of the juneberry plant and the fruit was considered a staple ( St-Pierre, 2005 ). The pome contains several desirable nutrients and phytochemicals. Flavonols, anthocyanins, and phenolics are desirable nutrients known

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Diego A. Mata and Javier F. Botto

weight per unit plant height ( van Iersel and Nemali, 2004 ). Data were analyzed using analysis of variance and differences among treatment means were tested by Tukey's test ( P ≤ 0.05). Because results were similar and comparable between experiments

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Abu Shamim Mohammad Nahiyan and Yoh-ichi Matsubara

activity were higher in AMF plots than non-AMF in both ferns and roots ( Fig. 2 ). On the other hand, DPPH radical scavenging activity and polyphenol contents increased in most of the plant parts of AMF plots than non-AMF, except ferns in polyphenol

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Lisa J. Rowland, Elizabeth L. Ogden, Fumiomi Takeda, David Michael Glenn, Mark K. Ehlenfeldt, and Bryan T. Vinyard

probably was. Third, relatively small but significant differences among genotypes were observed in LT 50 of the style, filament, anther, and exterior ovary ( Table 2 ). Minus the corolla, these were the flower parts that were most sensitive to freeze

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Xiaonan Shi, Ricardo Hernández, and Mark Hoffmann

mother plant. Mother plants were then divided into three parts: leaves, crown, and root, dried at 70 °C for at least 72 h, and dry weight was measured (Mettler Toledo PL1502E, Mettler-Toledo International Inc.). Data analysis. The effect of stolon