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Kelly M. Oates, Darren H. Touchell, and Thomas G. Ranney

with excellent disease resistance and unique flower form with tubular ray florets. However, like with most R. subtomentosa, this cultivar tends to be too tall (greater than 1 m) for many landscape uses. A reduction in height of these plants as well as

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Amanda Bayer, John Ruter, and Marc W. van Iersel

Controlling plant stem elongation is common in ornamental plant production. Height control is necessary to meet industry standards for target plant height ( Fisher and Heins, 1995 ), to increase plant aesthetics by producing more compact plants

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Christopher J. Biai, José G. Garzon, Jason A. Osborne, Jonathan R. Schultheis, Ronald J. Gehl, and Christopher C. Gunter

, 1991 ; Pekic et al., 1995 ). Goreta et al. (2007) found that poblano pepper seedling plant height was significantly shorter when sprayed with 2000 mg·L −1 ABA in a foliar application compared with a control at 3 and 6 d after transplanting (DAT

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Israel S. Joukhadar, Stephanie J. Walker, and Paul A. Funk

contributed to improved mechanical harvest efficiency; however, additional research was needed to identify the most important determinants of mechanical harvest quality/efficiency, such as plant height, plant width, number of basal branches, basal stem

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Daljeet S. Dhaliwal and Martin M. Williams II

grain-type soybean report that plant density influences plant height ( Matsuo et al., 2018 ; Mehmet, 2008 ), number of main stem branches ( Agudamu and Shiraiwa, 2016 ; Board and Kahlon, 2013 ), and plant biomass ( Matsuo et al., 2018 ). Companies

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Renwei Huang, Daofeng Liu, Min Zhao, Zhineng Li, Mingyang Li, and Shunzhao Sui

recorded for important traits; statistical analysis indicated significant differences ( P < 0.001) between diploid and tetraploid plants with regard to morphological characteristics. Compared with the diploid plants, the height of the tetraploid plants was

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Mack Thetford, Gary W. Knox, and Edwin R. Duke

area, flower height) supplemental irrigation and fertilization influenced plant growth for five of the nine species tested. Details of landscape performance, including plant survival and visual quality ratings are detailed below for each species

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Maria Florencia Babuin, Mariela Echeverria, Ana Bernardina Menendez, and Santiago Javier Maiale

calculated according to Echeverria et al. (2013) . Stem height, leaf length, and number of leaves were measured at three times: 60 d after sowing, 90 d after sowing (onset of stress), and after 6 d of water withholding, when plants were harvested. In

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Daniel Struve, Francesco Ferrini, Chandra Bellasio, and Alessio Fini

characterize the early height growth and water use of seedlings from six sources of Quercus native to Italy; to explore the rooting potential of semihardwood stem cuttings taken from these stock plants; and to determine if early height growth or water use

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Robert R. Shortell, William A. Meyer, and Stacy A. Bonos

selection. Plant height and rhizome spread are useful characteristics because a low-growing, aggressive spreading cultivar should be able to tolerate lower heights of cut, recover quickly, and fill in damaged areas ( Meyer and Funk, 1989 ). Leaf texture