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Ariana P. Torres, Michael V. Mickelbart, and Roberto G. Lopez

composed of peatmoss, perlite, and bark (Metro-Mix 510; SunGro Horticulture, Bellevue, WA). Plants were then maintained for 9 weeks at the Purdue Horticulture Plant Growth Facility in West Lafayette, IN. Plants were irrigated (municipal water source) by

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presentations by food irradiation technology experts, food irradiation facility tours, group activities, and taste tests of irradiated produce. Participants' knowledge, perceptions, and concerns were assessed using Likert-type scales. The short course produced

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Andrew Koeser, Gary Kling, Candice Miller, and Daniel Warnock

al., 2011 ). Beyond the acceptance of premium pricing, green consumers have shown loyalty to businesses that embrace their environmental ideals ( Yue and Tong, 2009 ). When one looks at issues of sustainability and horticultural sales, container type

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Jason Sanders, Tina Marie Waliczek, and Jean-Marc Gandonou

diverted to a composting facility. The purpose of this study was to develop a university campus student source-separation composting program to evaluate the cost effectiveness of the operation while raising student awareness of compost as an agricultural/horticultural

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Xin Zhao and Edward E. Carey

and quality relative to the open field during the normal growing season by providing favorable growing conditions ( Wells, 2000 ; Wells and Loy, 1993 ). High tunnels have become a significant feature of intensive horticultural production systems in a

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Cynthia B. McKenney, Ellen B. Peffley, and Igino Teolis

structure where program flexibility meets individual student needs ( Moore, 1993 ). In this study, communication and structure components of an undergraduate distance education program in horticulture are explored. The first objective of this investigation

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Xiao-Juan Wei, Jinlin Ma, Kun Wang, Xiao-Jing Liang, Jin-Xuan Lan, Yue-Juan Li, Kai-Xiang Li, and Haiying Liang

·L –1 . PBZ [(2RS,3RS)-1(4-chlorophenyl)-4,4-dimethyl-2-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)pentan-3-ol] is a triazole-type cytochrome P 450 inhibitor that is used extensively in horticulture as a plant growth retardant and fungicide. This growth regulator has been

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Cecilia McGregor, Vickie Waters, Savithri Nambeesan, Dan MacLean, Byron L. Candole, and Patrick Conner

. capsici races and/or disease symptoms. For breeders to make informed decisions about which resistant accession(s) to use in their breeding programs, it would be useful to have information related to important horticultural traits and the genetic diversity

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Marc-André Sparke, Achim Wegscheider, Patrick Winterhagen, Ute Ruttensperger, Martin Hegele, and Jens Norbert Wünsche

, 2020 ), which frequently result in anatomical and morphological plant adaptation. Considering the worldwide growing and competitive horticultural market, producers of high-quality plants are realizing the necessity to establish an efficient and

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Griffin M. Bates, Sarah K. McNulty, Nikita D. Amstutz, Victor K. Pool, and Katrina Cornish

Horticulture, Red Hill, PA) and 1 part each of compost, field soil, perlite, and vermiculite to form a light planting medium. Each density was duplicated and assigned randomly to one half of a planting box, resulting in eight total test plots. The number of