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Carly Gillett, Kathryn Fontenot, Edward Bush, Maud Walsh, and Charles Johnson

setting. A few changes were made to the lessons in the 2nd year. Campers were offered a more hands-on approach to the propagation, victory garden, and recycling/composting lessons. In the propagation lesson, campers made a “garden buddy” by planting

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Diane M. Narem, Mary Hockenberry Meyer, Chengyan Yue, and Nicole Roth

Shropshire, 2009 ). All these characteristics make native plants desirable for ecologically conscious gardeners and landscape designers. Native grasses provide many of these environmental benefits. They are low-maintenance plants that need little fertilizer

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Jennifer Drew, Chengyan Yue, Neil O. Anderson, and Philip G. Pardey

hedonic pricing model is adapted to the U.S. wholesale ornamental plant market and, in particular, the bedding and garden plant and nursery plant markets to analyze two forms of IP rights used on plants (i.e., the plant patent and the trademark). By

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M-C Sanchez-Cuevas and S.G.P. Nameth

This paper is a portion of a thesis submitted by M.-C. Sanchez-Cuevas. We thank greenhouses and garden centers in Ohio for providing the plants for this study. We also thank Mike Tiffany for information on important viral diseases of

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A.W. Fleener, C.W. Robinson, J.D. Williams, and M. Kraska

since many life skills and leadership abilities are developed at a young age ( Gardner, 1987 ). Garden- and plant-based activities provide a means for children to learn skills that can help them overcome many socially limiting obstacles. Skills obtained

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Neil O. Anderson, Peter D. Ascher, Vincent Fritz, Charlie Rohwer, Steven Poppe, Shengrui Yao, Patricia Johnson, Lee Klossner, Neal S. Eash, Barbara E. Liedl, and Judith Reith-Rozelle

A new garden chrysanthemum with the shrub plant habit has been developed by the public sector University of Minnesota Flower Breeding and Genetics program. The program is well known for introducing trendsetting plant traits (winterhardiness, frost

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Mehdi Mohebodini, Naser Sabaghnia, and Mohsen Janmohammadi

future breeding attempts and making selection programs, it is essential to ascertain the variation available for plant structure and yield components in garden cress regarding TSW and NSP. A better understanding of how yield components affect seed yield

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Bethany A. Harris, S. Kristine Braman, and Svoboda V. Pennisi

garden, three were contiguous and separated by buffer pathways, while the fourth was located in ≈500 m away. Within each of the four plots, each plant species/cultivar had three sub samples. Irrigation was delivered by overhead sprinklers (Hunter

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Melisa Crane, Todd C. Wehner, and Rachel P. Naegele

diseases can be a hindrance for urban gardeners. Because of space constraints, home gardeners often use higher plant densities than university or commercial recommendations. Increased plant densities promote disease development. With the available chemical

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Laurie Hodges

beauty and for centuries as a garden plant ( Zeiner, 2006 ). The plant has arching stems (racemes) of pink heart-shaped flowers that appear to bleed a drop of white blood. The leaves are coarsely dissected, blue-green, with a fern-like appearance. The