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Christopher J. Currey and Roberto G. Lopez

floriculture crop growth and development ( Boodley, 1996 ; Dole and Wilkins, 2005 ). Therefore, greenhouse crop production instruction must draw from a wide range of scientific concepts. Applying this broad body of knowledge to successfully solve problems and

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Carl Taylor, Elizabeth B. Symon, Amy Dabbs, Alexander Way, and Olivia M. Thompson

, 1997 ). Experiential science instruction is a method of engaging students with hands-on activities in hopes that they learn the material more effectively ( Mabie and Baker, 1996 ). Agricultural learning, specifically, is an example of hands

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Anthony LeBude, Amy Fulcher, Jean-Jacque Dubois, S. Kris Braman, Matthew Chappell, J.-H (J.C.) Chong, Jeffrey Derr, Nicole Gauthier, Frank Hale, William Klingeman, Gary Knox, Joseph Neal, and Alan Windham

currently used by ornamental nursery growers and identify critical instructional and outreach needs for education and research related to ornamental nursery IPM. LeBude et al. (2012) divided IPM users into three practitioner groups, labeled G1, G2, and G3

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Amy L. McFarland, Danielle E. Hammond, Jayne M. Zajicek, and Tina M. Waliczek

instructions and questions. After the initial items were pretested by experts, the questionnaire was evaluated according to Dillman's second stage of testing. In this stage, the survey was pretested by individuals similar to those whom the instrument was

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Gilberto Uribe and Luisa Santamaria

Hybrid teaching refers to course delivery through a blend of traditional, face-to-face teaching, along with online instruction outside of the classroom ( Hino and Kahn, 2016 ). Incorporating online components can allow educators to reach a greater

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Ryan N. Contreras, Jonathan J. Velez, and Rob Golembiewski

New technology has changed instruction techniques in plant materials courses. Technology used in plant materials courses includes graphically based interactive systems using dichotomous keys ( Shaw, 1993 ), database management software ( Boufford

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R.N. Trigiano, B.H. Ownley, A.N. Trigiano, J. Coley, K.D. Gwinn, and J.K. Moulton

tools in plant biotechnology, which includes genomics and proteomics, are gel electrophoresis, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and DNA fingerprinting. To incorporate these techniques into middle and high school and college curricula, content instruction

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Geno A. Picchioni, Jagtar Singh, John G. Mexal, and Ryan M. Goss

an excellent “real-life” instructional setting for nursery production in high evaporative demand conditions ( Picchioni et al., 2001 ). Southwestern United States nursery managers have economic, environmental, and plant management concerns about water

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Eric T. Stafne and Kathleen D. Kelsey

the eyes of the LG respondents was the lack of consistent and professional instruction. Most responses indicated that CC programs lacked well-trained instructors as well as a comprehensive curriculum (data not shown). One respondent stated that related

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Kathleen M. Kelley, James C. Sellmer, and Rebecca H. Robert

at the level of gardener they wished to be, what information or educational programs they believe would help them achieve their gardening goal. Significantly, more females were interested in “hands-on workshops” (42.5%) and “fact sheets, instructional