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Carmen Valero Aracama, Michael E. Kane, Sandra B. Wilson, and Nancy L. Philman

aboveground retards wind and water-driven erosion and promotes sand deposition ( Woodhouse, 1982 ). Sea oats is propagated under nursery conditions from field-collected seeds. However, seed sources have become limited as a result of storm damage to seed

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Sharon Inch, Ed Stover, Randall Driggers, and Richard F. Lee

from distant relatives but with desired fruit quality. The objective of this study was to survey genotypes within the Rutaceae for freeze damage as an indication of cold tolerance. Seedlings from 92 highly diverse seed-source genotypes were exposed to

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Qiubin Xiao and J. Brent Loy

-called spineless cultivars of zucchini squash have been introduced by seed companies in recent years. Korzeniewska (1992) reported a single-gene recessive glabrous mutant ( gl ) in Cucurbita maxima Duch. ex Lam. A semidominant glabrous mutant (designated as

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neither of them; only lower than 3.7% fruit set was observed. Most of their fruit sets were aborted and the fully developed seeds were less than 54.2% ( Ilex x meserveae ) and 32.4% ( Ilex verticillata ). The pollen germination in situ observed with

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Stephen J. Stringer, Donna A. Marshall, Blair J. Sampson, and James M. Spiers

, preserves, and sweet table wines. Muscadine grape pomace, which until recently was discarded as waste, is now being sought after for utilization as food additives and dietary supplements due its nutraceutical value. Muscadine grape skins and seeds contain

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Ben A. Bergmann, John M. Dole, and Ingram McCall

. Trial plants were started in a greenhouse from seed early each spring or obtained as plugs from commercial suppliers ≈2 weeks before field planting. Standard greenhouse management included growing plants in bedding plant flats with 2.25 × 1.50 × 2

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Ed Stover and Eric W. Mercure

pomegranate encouraged association with fertility. Perhaps this gave rise to the Greek myth in which Persephone must spend 6 months in the underworld after Hades forced her to eat six pomegranate seeds, but her return is celebrated with the coming of spring. A

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David H. Suchoff, Christopher C. Gunter, and Frank J. Louws

. 2016. Seventeen commercially available tomato rootstocks and one common determinate tomato cultivar (Florida 47; Seminis Vegetable Seeds, St. Louis, MO) were used ( Table 1 ). Table 1. List of seed companies, their locations, and tomato cultivars used

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Wanploy Jinagool, Lia Lamacque, Marine Delmas, Sylvain Delzon, Hervé Cochard, and Stéphane Herbette

) until the PLC reached at least 90%. The PLC of the stem was computed according to Eq. [1] . After measurement, the samples were stored at −30 °C for further analysis on wood anatomy. The VC was later constructed by plotting PLC vs. xylem water tension

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Jaroslav Ďurkovič, Ingrid Čaňová, Lucia Javoříková, Monika Kardošová, Rastislav Lagaňa, Tibor Priwitzer, Roman Longauer, and Jana Krajňáková

wood anatomy of ‘Dodoens’ plants were assessed in our recent study ( Ďurkovič et al., 2015 ). Here, we focused on changes in the leaf midrib vascular, nanomechanical, and ecophysiological traits with respect to the propagation technique. The objectives