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Xiaojie Zhao, Guihong Bi, Richard L. Harkess, Jac J. Varco, Tongyin Li, and Eugene K. Blythe

inflorescences stems and inflorescence stem length), plant height (average height of the three tallest fans), and SPAD reading (SPAD-502; Minolta Camera Co., Japan, one of the first two fully expended leaves was selected to measure SPAD reading) were collected

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Mary H. Meyer, Pamela J. Bennett, Barbara Fair, James E. Klett, Kimberly Moore, H. Brent Pemberton, Leonard Perry, Jane Rozum, Alan Shay, and Matthew D. Taylor

data were collected that first year. Data collection began in 2013. Trial locations were asked to begin measuring the following 13 traits in 2013: plant height and width [measured at maturity each year with measurements taken according to the

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James M. Orrock, Brantlee Spakes Richter, and Bala Rathinasabapathi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64; SAS Institute, Cary, NC). Growth measurements: Biomass Following industry standard recommendations, in Nov. 2018, we decenter-pruned the tea plants to a standard height of 20 cm to encourage central trunk formation and

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Michael D. Meyer and Mary K. Hausbeck

approached 100% in all plots ( Fig. 2 ). Plant death 35 dpi and AUDPC differed significantly ( P < 0.0001) among cultivars ( Table 1 ). Disease was unaffected by bed height, mulches, or poultry litter applications. Plant death 35 dpi was 87% for ‘Payroll

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Tijana Blanusa, Eleni Vysini, and Ross W.F. Cameron

., Cambridge, U.K.). Two measurements, ≈5 cm either side of the plant stem, were made per container and the average value used for analyses. In Expt. 1, plant height, number of shoots present, and numbers of buds ( Petunia only) or open flowers were recorded

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William B. Miller, Neil S. Mattson, Xiaorong Xie, Danghui Xu, Christopher J. Currey, Kasey L. Clemens, Roberto G. Lopez, Michael Olrich, and Erik S. Runkle

plants such as Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch, Lilium longiflorum Thunb. and Lilium L. hybrids, and Narcissus pseudonarcissus L., there are industry target height recommendations for aesthetic value and ease of postharvest packing and

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Jasmine Jenji Mah, David Llewellyn, and Youbin Zheng

Height control is crucial for easter lily ( Lilium longiflorum ) production to attain acceptable aesthetics and to enable shipping to retailers in standard-sized boxes. To manage plant height, easter lily growers have commonly relied on plant growth

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Shawn D. Lyons, William B. Miller, H. Christian Wien, and Neil S. Mattson

eliminate most of the scape leaning and toppling observed in untreated plants, greater reductions in scape length and overall plant height were ultimately desired. Working with the dwarf pineapple lily ‘Leia’, Carlson et al. (2015) reported optimal scape

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Amanda J. Hershberger, David A. Knauft, and Carol D. Robacker

–shoot ratio of Lagerstroemia . In a similar study, Magnolia grandiflora ‘St. Mary's’ plants were taller in the pot-in-pot treatment ( Ruter, 1995 ). In Myrtus communis L. (common myrtle), however, Miralles et al. (2009) observed greater plant height and

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Thomas E. Marler and Gil N. Cruz

2017, showing 8-m-wide open space for root egress. ( B ) Schematic of the plant traits that were measured. CD, canopy diameter; PH, plant height; RR, root radius; SD, stem diameter. These developments presented a unique opportunity to determine the