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Fred T. Davies

, retailers, biologists, chemists, health care professionals—and ultimately consumers. Because our food supply is a primary source of many chemicals that contribute to the interplay of forces that promote as well as prevent the development of cancer, the CPL

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Bhimanagouda S. Patil, G.K. Jayaprakasha, and Amit Vikram

. These protective effects are attributed to bioactive compounds such as carotenoids, flavonoids, and other phenylpropanoids, which are present in FAV. Recently, health-maintaining properties of some of the bioactive compounds were reviewed ( Patil et al

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Dale J. Bremer, Steven J. Keeley, and Abigail Jager

were asked if they knew how much water their lawn required and how much water they were applying when they irrigated. They were also asked whether they swept or blew their driveways after mowing or applying lawn care products, and if they did, whether

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-term introduction of indoor gardening, involving individual plant-care responsibility for assisted living residents, improved measures that are predictive of health and quality of life. Pre-post and post-post measures showed a significant increase in mastery, self

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reinfection. When combined with modified atmosphere storage, persistent control of gray mold was achieved with no injury to the grapes. Garden visits help the elderly to cope with depression Depression is a major health problem among the elderly in longterm

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Seong-Hyun Park and Richard H. Mattson

not be applied to the immediate environments of severely immunocompromised and intensive care unit patients. However, this study provides strong evidence that contact with plants is directly beneficial to patients' health. This nonpharmacological

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Ursula K. Schuch

of buildings ( Nowak, 1995 ). In addition to environmental benefits, trees also play an important role in supporting public health. A study relating the loss of 100 million ash trees ( Fraxinus sp.) to the emerald ash borer ( Agrilus planipennis

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Daren S. Mueller, Mark L. Gleason, Nicholas P. Howell, and Edward M. Moran

health and environmental hazards of chemical pesticides. Most modern hybrid tea roses are highly susceptible to black spot. Attempts to transfer resistance from species to hybrid roses by crossing have often failed, however, due to chromosomal mismatch of

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grasses at test sites in Fargo and Mandan, ND. The grasses were watered to prevent stress during the first growing season, but did not receive any other care other than weed control. Silver banner grass and big bluestem showed the most potential. Fern Leaf

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Charles E. Hess

Reflecting on the discipline of horticultural science over the past 60 years, one can make the case that it is in a period of great opportunity. Recognition of the role of fruits and vegetables in a healthful diet has led to food for health