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Duane W. Greene

are advanced. Among those included are cultivar selection, field selection, field preparation, crop rotation, soil solarization, pruning, polyethylene mulch irrigation, salinity management, and fertilization. A substantial portion of the book is

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Allen V. Barker

some chapters, relationships among nutrients are discussed with regards to effects on diseases. Some, but limited, attention is given to cultivar selection for nutrient-use efficiency in relation to disease prevention. This book is affordable and

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Sogo Nishio, Masahiko Yamada, Yutaka Sawamura, Norio Takada, and Toshihiro Saito

1 full-sib families. Materials and Methods Expts. 1 and 2 used Japanese pear cultivar/selection trees grown at NIFTS, Tsukuba, Japan. These trees were often used as the standards in evaluating the performance in offspring of Japanese pear cross

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Nobuhito Mitani, Atsushi Kono, Masahiko Yamada, Akihiko Sato, Shozo Kobayashi, Yusuke Ban, Toshihito Ueno, Mikio Shiraishi, Shinya Kanzaki, Tomoyuki Tsujimoto, and Keizo Yonemori

Sato, 2002 ). Therefore, in the breeding program of the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization Institute of Fruit Tree Science (NIFTS), crosses have been made primarily among PCNA cultivars/selections to obtain PCNA offspring. However

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William K. Harris, Joyce G. Latimer, John F. Freeborn, Margaret Aiken, and Holly L. Scoggins

electrical conductivity (EC) of the substrate solution ( Table 2 ). Table 2. Effect of substrate moisture, covering, cultivar selection, and fertility on the vigor rating of container-grown fountain grasses including fountain grass (straight species) (SFG

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Lynn Brandenberger, Todd Cavins, Mark Payton, Lynda Wells, and Tina Johnson

bolting resistance. Yield has been included in a majority of studies and is considered to be a key component of cultivar selection ( Dainello et al., 1987 ; Djurovka et al., 1988 ). The presence of dark green color in spinach is an important aspect of

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Richard L. Bell and Tom van der Zwet

patented. However, when this germplasm contributes to the development of a new cultivar, selection, mutant clone, or other germplasm, it is requested that appropriate recognition be given to the source. Limited amounts of noncertified budwood will be

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Krista C. Shellie

’ ( Gillerman et al., 2006 )]. More recent plantings include the red cultivars ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’, ‘Merlot’, and ‘Syrah’, demonstrating industry interest in expanding cultivar selection. Despite the growing importance of wine grapes in Idaho's economy, little

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Shengrui Yao

possible mutations ( Guo and Shan, 2010 ; Liu and Wang, 2009 ). Now, there are over 800 jujube cultivars in China ( Guo and Shan, 2010 ; Liu and Wang, 2009 ). In the United States, there are about 70–80 cultivars/selections. Jujube also has a relative

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Shiow Y. Wang and Kim S. Lewers

. Fragaria (strawberry) cultivars, selections, and wild genotypes grown on the north farm of the Henry A. Wallace Agricultural Research Center at Beltsville, MD, and evaluated for antioxidant activity, total phenolics, anthocyanin, and flavonoid content