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Yuxin Chen, Zishuo Zhang, Kexin Wang, Lijin Ou, and Yan Ao

-resistant nature. ‘Yan Xia’ has a greater number of petals than other varieties of yellow-horn. The color of petals changes throughout the blooming period. ‘Yan Xia’ is taller and has a longer florescence than other varieties; it has a crucial role in urban

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Sadman Islam, Mark Lefsrud, Jan Adamowski, Blake Bissonnette, and Allison Busgang

subterranean rainwater cisterns constructed during the Middle Ages for domestic water supply. More recently, the advent of urban sprawl has resulted in a decrease in the amount of forested lands, wetlands, and other forms of open spaces that absorb and clean

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Dale J. Bremer, Steven J. Keeley, and Abigail Jager

al., 2013 ; Hamilton et al., 2004 ; King and Balogh, 2001 ; Petrovic and Easton, 2005 ; U.S. Geological Survey, 2001 ). Water quality in urban areas may be affected by runoff or leaching of fertilizer nutrients and pesticides from lawns, but

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Thomas E. Marler and Gil N. Cruz

an open field ex situ planting are applicable for horticultural settings, but may not apply directly to in situ biodiverse forests. All three of these caveats illuminate some directions of future needed research. Horticultural applications

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Lijuan Fan, Yu Gao, Karl H. Hasenstein, and Ling Wang

a fairly uniform blue-violet color ( Wang and Wang, 2017 ). In the past few years, some new cultivars have been developed, such as ‘Forest Fairy’ ( Kuwantai et al., 2018 ), ‘Dream of the Butterfly’ ( Zhao et al., 2018 ), and ‘NEFU’ ( Qi et al., 2020

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Haijing Fu, Wangbin Ye, Ruiyang Zhao, Yingxuan Dai, and Ling Wang

on unique flower colors and shape, thus leading to the development and release of many new cultivars such as Beautiful Lotus ( Wang et al., 2016 ), Forest Fairy ( Kuwantai et al., 2018 ), Zi Meiren ( Chen et al., 2019 ), NEFU-1 ( Qi et al., 2020

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Hongyan Sun, Kelly Kopp, and Roger Kjelgren

Drought and rapid population growth strain urban water supplies throughout the urbanizing Intermountain West (IMW). Irrigated urban landscapes are the largest use of municipal water resources and can consume ≈60% of potable municipal water in the

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Ahmad Hassan, Chen Qibing, Jiang Tao, Lv Bing-Yang, Li Nian, Shu Li, Li Yu Tng, Jun Zhuo Li, Shang Guan Ziyue, and Muhammad Sohaib Tahir

effects of viewing real forest landscapes, based on a comparison with urban landscapes Scand. J. For. Res. 24 227 234 Lee, M-S. Lee, J. Park, B-J. Miyazaki, Y. 2015 Interaction with indoor plants may reduce psychological and physiological stress by

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Jianjun Wang, Wangshu Zhang, and Huahong Huang

Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl is a typical tree species in the subtropical broad-leaved forest. It is native to China, south of the Yangtze River, southern Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, and has been introduced to many other countries ( Li et al

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Dewayne L. Ingram

, according to the U.S. Forest Service’s Center for Urban Forestry Research (CUFR) Tree Carbon Calculator calculation method ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008 ), would sequester 2093 kg CO 2 aboveground and in the roots in 50 years. The rate of C