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Carl J. Rosen and Deborah L. Allan

reviews comparing the effects of conventional and organic production systems on health aspects and nutritional quality of foods have been written ( Bourn and Prescott, 2002 ; Brandt and Molgaard, 2001 ; Chen, 2005 ; Heaton, 2001 ; Magkos et al., 2003

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Timothy K. Broschat

concentrations of N, P, K, and Mg were poorly or negatively correlated with plant quality variables and were poor indicators of tree health or esthetic appearance. Literature Cited Barker, A.V. Pilbeam, D.J. 2007 Handbook of plant nutrition. CRC Press, Boca Raton

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Kaitlyn McBride, Richard J. Henny, Jianjun Chen, and Terri A. Mellich

determine the cultural requirements for producing good-quality desert rose plants in containers, the following study was conducted to determine effects of light and nutritional levels on growth and flowering of Adenium obesum ‘Red’ and ‘Ice Pink’, two

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Rangjian Qiu, Yuanshu Jing, Chunwei Liu, Zaiqiang Yang, and Zhenchang Wang

pepper quality is a comprehensive index and consists of interactions among varying single quality attributes. The taste quality (TSS), nutritional quality (VC), storage quality (F n and F WC ), and external quality (F L , F MW , and F SI ) were all

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Chenping Xu and Beiquan Mou

positive effects on crop growth, yield, and nutrition quality have been observed in many studies, others still have found that compost did not provide improvements. Overall, these studies involved different compost derived from a wide range of resources

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Mingxia Wen, Peng Wang, Weiqin Gao, Shaohui Wu, and Bei Huang

. 104 2 466 479 Wang, M.Y. Fang, Y. Pei, W. Xia, J. Zhao, E.M. Tang, J. Hu, Q.H. 2016 Effects of selenium on nutritional quality and antioxidant enzyme activities of Pleurotus eryngii

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Jinghua Guo, Yan Yan, Lingdi Dong, Yonggang Jiao, Haizheng Xiong, Linqi Shi, Yu Tian, Yubo Yang, and Ainong Shi

development of leafy vegetables. Table 2. Growth traits under different lighting treatments. Supplementary lighting impact on edible qualities. Under lighting conditions, ‘Ou-Luo’ displayed considerable variation in all nutrition traits compared to the control

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Dean A. Kopsell, Carl E. Sams, T. Casey Barickman, and Robert C. Morrow

-spectrum fluorescent/incandescent light in controlled environments. Because of the impacts short-duration blue light had on nutritional quality parameters of sprouting broccoli in a previous study ( Kopsell and Sams, 2013 ) and earlier work showing the positive impacts

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Yumei Zhang, Runfang Hu, Huawei Li, Haisheng Zhu, Jinming Zhao, Na Guo, Han Xing, and Guoqiang Lin

downregulated proteins increase; such tendencies are all beneficial to the quality of vegetable soybean. Especially, both downregulation of COMT and upregulation of SBP 2 precursor may contribute to increase digestibility, nutritional value, and eating quality

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Kristine M. Lang and Ajay Nair

research was to test the effects of grafting with a hybrid cultivar and an heirloom tomato cultivar and compare these with two nongrafted controls. We examined differences among treatments for total and marketable fruit yields, fruit quality and nutritional