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Hiroshi Hamamoto and Keisuke Yamazaki

for ‘Clemson Spineless’ okra, 51 d for ‘Emerald’ okra, and 64 d for native rosella plants. After the light treatment, the plants were moved into a glasshouse with natural daylength of less than 10.5 h, where they were grown for 9 (‘Emerald’), 10

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Orville C. Baldos, Joseph DeFrank, and Glenn Sakamoto

Roadside revegetation and roadside landscaping with native species have increased over the past decade because of growing environmental awareness, recent plant material availability ( Knapp and Rice, 1994 ), and active promotion by the Federal

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Kim E. Hummer

Ribes assigned has recently changed from NCGR–Corvallis to the Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank, at Palmer, AK. Corvallis will continue to maintain a backup field collection and representation of Ribes species native to lower latitudes in support

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Sandra B. Wilson, Carlee Steppe, Zhanao Deng, Keri Druffel, Gary W. Knox, and Edzard van Santen

predictive test, the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas does not recommend its use in northern, central, or south Florida, because it has a high invasion

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Chad E. Finn, Jorge B. Retamales, Gustavo A. Lobos, and James F. Hancock

received or took superior plants from the Picunche to grow in their gardens. The fruit in each of these cultures were consumed fresh, dried, or prepared as medicines ( De Moesbach, 1992 ). Like other cultures with access to native sweet fruits, the people

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Youping Sun, Sarah A. White, David Mann, and Jeffrey Adelberg

Veratrum californicum Durand (corn lily) is an herbaceous perennial monocot native to wet meadows across much of western North America [ USDA NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service), 2011 ]. Veratrum californicum has long been used in

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Nisa Leksungnoen, Roger K. Kjelgren, Richard C. Beeson Jr., Paul G. Johnson, Grant E. Cardon, and Austin Hawks

Urban landscape plants are often grown well beyond the environmental boundaries of their native range, particularly in regard to precipitation. Irrigation mitigates water stress for plants from mesic habitats grown in arid region urban landscapes

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Genhua Niu, Denise S. Rodriguez, and Mengmeng Gu

also contains an elevated salt load ( Devitt et al., 2005 ). Therefore, investigating the salinity tolerance of native landscape plants, which are gaining popularity, is of increasing importance. High salinity in soil decreases soil water potential

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Mary Hockenberry Meyer, Cydnee Van Zeeland, and Katherine Brewer

known for abundant widespread seed produced in native habitats ( Stewart et al., 2009 ). Meyer and Tchida (1999) tested seed set and germination for 41 cultivars of chinese silvergrass grown in four USDA plant hardiness zones (Z4, Z5, Z6, and Z7) over

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Jonathan Foster, Stephanie Burnett, and Lois Stack

Twinflower is a spreading, evergreen, circumpolar groundcover plant native to North America, Europe, and Asia ( Sobey and Barkhouse, 1977 ). The species is declining in some regions of its native habitat and is considered threatened or endangered by