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Dennis R. Pittenger, A. James Downer, Donald R. Hodel, and Maren Mochizuki

). Water needs of nonturf landscape plants are appropriately defined as the percentage of ET o they need to maintain appearance and intended function rather than to produce optimum growth and crop yield ( Pittenger et al., 2001 ; Shaw and Pittenger, 2004

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Marisa M. Wall and Shakil A. Khan

= 41% to 60%, 4 = 61% to 80%, and 5 = 81% to 100%. Visual ratings for bract appearance and the presence of fruit rots were according to the methods of Hoa et al. (2006) . Bract appearance was assessed visually on a 0 to 5 scale, in which 0 = bright

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

tomato consumption ( Table 1 ). Each panelist was then asked to “indicate how much you like or dislike the following attributes” using a hedonic scale. The attributes assessed were overall appearance, overall acceptability, firmness, tomato flavor, and

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

2011 and 2012 growing seasons, four aspects of sedum plant growth response to fertilizer treatments were evaluated: winter injury and overall appearance, vegetative coverage, plant growth (i.e., shoot height), and leaf color. Winter injury can cause

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

species and treatments were evaluated by industry professionals to determine which plants had reached marketable size. In addition, five plants per species per treatment were ranked from 1 (worst) to 5 (best) for overall appearance among all treatments

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Mary Jane Clark and Youbin Zheng

symptoms were noted for individual plants for the duration of the study. At six time points, the overall appearance of all plants was ranked from 1 (worst) to 5 (best), relative to plants of the same species. The plant characteristics used to develop

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Jorge A. Osuna-Garcia, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Donald J. Huber, and Yolanda Nolasco-Gonzalez

external appearance, and were free from mechanical damage, pests, and diseases. Fruit were collected after the washing and selection process in the packinghouse, before QHWT, and subjected to the following treatments: 1) absolute control (without QHWT

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J. Steven Brown, Raymond J. Schnell, Tomás Ayala-Silva, J. Michael Moore, Cecile L. Tondo, and Michael C. Winterstein

microsatellite markers, and found Florida cultivars to more closely related to Indian cultivars than to cultivars from Southeast Asia. The visual appearance of fresh fruits and vegetables is a very important quality determinant made by the consumer. In Florida

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Catherine E. Belisle, Steven A. Sargent, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Germán V. Sandoya, and Charles A. Sims

, the overall appearance rating decreased 2-fold when stored at 10 °C and 6-fold when stored at 20 °C ( Cantwell and Suslow, 2002 ). In-depth quality evaluations of individual lettuce accessions with different potential shelf lives at these temperatures

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Matthew D. Stevens, John D. Lea-Cox, Brent L. Black, and Judith A. Abbott

plot designation. Questions on these pages were designed to give quantitative answers concerning the aspects of fruit quality, visual appearance of both the plot and the fruit, ease of harvest, and overall enjoyment of picking. Quantitative results were