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Kai-Shu Ling and Amnon Levi

the most prevalent strain in cucurbit crops in North America. In many cases, planting a disease-resistant cultivar is the best solution for controlling virus diseases in vegetable crops. Resistance to ZYMV in bottlegourd exists in germplasm collected

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Emily C. Baisden, Douglas W. Tallamy, Desiree L. Narango, and Eileen Boyle

conservation of local biodiversity. Although nonnative plants can extend nectar resources late in the season ( Salisbury et al., 2015 ), their exclusive use in pollinator gardens pose a threat to the dozens of native bee specialists that only reproduce on

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Bernadine C. Strik and Amanda J. Vance

importance of good pollination and potentially explain differences observed among cultivars. Materials and Methods The study was conducted in 2009 to 2010 in a planting of highbush blueberry established in Oct. 2006 at Oregon State University’s North

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Trenton Hamada, Irene Terry, Robert Roemer, and Thomas E. Marler

have specialist beetles as pollinators ( Stevenson et al., 1998 ; Tang, 2004 ). We also collected pollen from six tropical Guam native angiosperms that are popular horticultural and landscaping plants. These angiosperms have bisexual flowers except for

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Laura J. Chapin, Youyoun Moon, and Michelle L. Jones

d) to senescence (7 d) to investigate gene expression during petal development. Six corollas were collected from at least three different plants at 1000 hr each day. To study pollination-induced responses, flowers were pollinated on the day of

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Marijana Jakše, Pablo Hirschegger, Borut Bohanec, and Michael J. Havey

mixoploid inflorescences and might result in normal flowers capable of self-pollination and production of homozygous DH seeds. Alan et al. (2007) induced somatic regeneration from flower buds of haploid plants and suggested that this method might be

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Daniela Farinelli, Pierluigi Pierantozzi, and Assunta Maria Palese

olive ( Olea europaea L.) cultivars Isr. J. Plant Sci. 59 29 37 Lavee, S.Z. Datt, Z. 1978 The necessity of cross-pollination for fruit set of Manzanillo olives J. Hort. Sci. 53 261 266 Lee, T.D. 1988 Pattern of fruit and seed production, p. 179–201. In

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Xiyan Yu, Xiufeng Wang, Jide Fan, Hongmei Tian, and Chengchao Zheng

sidedress application of 150 kg·ha −1 N at flowering stage. Irrigation by furrows was applied as needed. Freshly opened female flowers were tagged on the day of hand-pollination to identify fruit of known age and one fruit per plant was allowed to develop

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Clinton J. Hunnicutt, Andrew W. MacRae, and Vance M. Whitaker

During Winter 2010–11, strawberries were planted in west-central Florida on ≈9900 acres, with an estimated value of $366 million [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2011 ]. On an annual basis, this production accounts for a large portion of the

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Michael J. Havey and Christopher von Kohn

, G. Havey, M.J. 2000 History of public onion breeding programs and pedigree of public onion germplasm releases in the United States Plant Breed. Rev. 20 67 103 Havey, M.J. 1993 A putative donor of S-cytoplasm and its distribution among open-pollinated