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Carolyn F. Scagel, David R. Bryla, and Jungmin Lee

effects among ions ( Shannon and Grieve, 1999 ). Salinity reduces production and quality in many crops by 1) intensifying plant water stress, as a direct consequence of lower ψ S in the soil or growing substrate, 2) increasing accumulation of ions to

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Takafumi Kinoshita and Masaharu Masuda

uptake for PO 4 -P is the highest among all nutrients. Further studies should compare the effects of CRF and LF on the nighttime PO 4 -P concentration in xylem exudates. Therefore, the differences in nutrient uptake between the CRF- and LF-treated plants

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William S. Castle, James Nunnallee, and John A. Manthey

tip-to-tip and plant-to-plant variability were equal, a sample size of seven root tips was adequate to represent one plant. A second run of the modified procedure confirmed the first results. The differences in Fe 3+ reduction rates among selections

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Soumaila Sanogo, Osama I. El-Sebai, and Robert Sanderson

period. No saucers were placed under potted plants in this second set and plants were irrigated by gently adding water on top of soil with a plastic beaker to avoid splash onto aboveground plant parts. Soil water potential was monitored in potted plants

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Keng Heng Chang, Rung Yi Wu, Geng Peng Chang, Ting Fang Hsieh, and Ren Shih Chung

dry weight and leaf area of the plants among all treatments at 18 MAP ( Table 3 ). There was no difference in the increase in flower number of the plants among all treatments at 6 MAP ( Table 3 ). Twelve MAP, the increase in flower number of plants

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Bo Meyering, Adam Hoeffner, and Ute Albrecht

plants from Expt. 2 were shortest in MFL treated plants (2.0 cm) and longest in GA-treated plants (8.8 cm), but no significant differences were found among plants having received PCa1 or PBZ compared with the UTC. Table 2. Plant length, percent bolting

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Amara R. Dunn, Lindsay E. Wyatt, Michael Mazourek, Stephen Reiners, and Christine D. Smart

both plant survival and yield ( McGrath and Fox, 2009 ). As discussed previously, total weight of marketable fruit is not the sole criterion for selecting a bell pepper variety for fresh market production. While differences among commercial varieties

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César Mota-Cadenas, Carlos Alcaraz-López, M. Carmen Martínez-Ballesta, and Micaela Carvajal

coupled plasma spectrometry (Iris Intrepid II; Thermo Electron Corporation, Franklin, MA). Carbon analysis. The plants were dried in an oven at 65 °C until constant weight to determine the dry weight and to dry the samples of the different plant parts

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Majken Pagter, Karen K. Petersen, Fulai Liu, and Christian R. Jensen

, continuous water-deficit, and cyclic water-deficit Fuchsia magellanica plants after 6 weeks of treatment (mean ± SE, n = 5). Different letters above bars indicate significant differences ( P < 0.05) among treatments according to Tukey's Studentized range

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Timothy L. Righetti, David R. Sandrock, Bernadine Strik, and Anita Azarenko

). Evaluation of mean NDFF for whole plants. Mean values for whole-plant NDFF significantly increased with N rate for all three genera ( Table 1 ). Differences among genera are most apparent at the lowest N rates. Euonymus had significantly higher NDFF than