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Ryan N. Contreras, John M. Ruter, James S. Owen Jr., and Andy Hoegh

Japanese-cedar [ Cryptomeria japonica (L.f.) D. Don] is a variable conifer that grows up to 60 m tall in its native range. Wild-type specimens are conical when young and become cylindrical with age ( Eckenwalder, 2009 ). Japanese

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Robert F. Polomski

instructions for pruning specific trees that include crape myrtles, conifers, palms, and cycads, and offers techniques for pruning shrubs. Chapter 16, “Root Pruning and Management,” canvasses the scientific literature and introduces the reader to our current

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James C. Sellmer

first listing native plants classified by type (e.g., shade and specimen trees, shrub and understory trees, conifers, vines, grasses, herbaceous perennials) with wildlife value for general regions across the country (e.g., Mid-Atlantic, Southeast

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Jeong-Ho Lee

of small evergreen conifers that grow in cool, temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere as well as more tropical mountainous areas of the Philippines and Mexico ( Vogan et al., 2004 ). Species of Taxus can have extreme longevity, and there have

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Jun-Bo Yang, Hong-Tao Li, De-Zhu Li, Jie Liu, Lian-Ming Gao, De-Zhu Li, Lian-Ming Gao, and Jie Liu

. Taxonomic treatments of some Chinese conifers Novon 7 261 264 Miao, Y.C. Su, J.R. Zhang, Z.J. Li, H. Luo, J. Zhang, Y.P. 2008 Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers for

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Sheng-Xi Liao, Xian-Jie Mi, Ai-Zhong Liu, Kun Li, Zhen-Yin Yang, and Bo Tian

of fresh leaf tissue Phytochem Bull 19 11 15 Farjon, A. 2001 World checklist and bibliography of conifers 2nd Ed The Royal Botanic Gardens Press Kew, UK 40 Farjon, A. 2005 A monograph of

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Myounghai Kwak, Jeong-Ki Hong, Eun Sil Lee, Byoung Yoon Lee, Min Hwan Suh, and Bert Cregg

Korean fir ( A. koreana ) is a popular ornamental conifer planted in cold-climate gardens and preferred as Christmas trees in North American and European countries ( Cregg, 2008 ). This species is endemic to Korea, where it is currently distributed

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Linglong Wei, Jarrod J. Morrice, Rodney V. Tocco, and Bernard H. Zandstra

et al., 2004 ). Hexazinone (Velpar, DuPont Corp.) is registered for use in Christmas trees. Sulfometuron (Oust XP, DuPont Corp.) is not labeled for Christmas trees but is labeled for conifer release in forestry plantations. Both herbicides provide

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Benjamin E. Deloso, Anders J. Lindström, Frank A. Camacho, and Thomas E. Marler

homeostasis, including inactivation of excess auxin by oxidation or conjugation ( Woodward and Bartel, 2005 ). Recent research on conifers suggest oxidation is minimally used but conjugation is employed to inactivate excessive levels of IAA when auxin is

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Jeong-Ho Lee, Sugwang Lee, and Yong-Hee Yu

Scientia Agricola. 65 54 59 Richard, L.B. 2007 Conifers for gardens: An illustrated encyclopedia, p. 317-319. Timber Press, Portland, OR Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) 2007 RHS colour chart. Royal Horticultural Society, London, UK Toogood, A.R. 1999