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Susana Boso Alonso, Virginia Alonso-Villaverde Pilar Gago, José L. Santiago, Mariá C. Martínez and Emilio Rodriguez

( Martínez and Mantilla, 1993 , 1994 ). The selection criteria used required that the mother plants were 200 to 300 years old and also that they did not show external signs of viruses. Plants with these characteristics were sought all over Galicia, and 40

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Brian A. Kahn and Lynn P. Brandenberger

nontreated control that could be considered Regimen 1) on the sweet corn cultivars GSS-0966 and Garrison. A presilking insecticide application was made to all plots except the controls on 25 Aug. due to some foliar damage. Postsilking insecticide applications

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Zhanao Deng and Brent K. Harbaugh

-damaged areas. At ≈4 months after planting, plant height, number of leaves, and foliar characteristics were measured. Royal Flush TM ‘UF-18-49’ plants were 8 to 27 cm taller and leaves 5 to 11 cm longer and 3 to 7 cm wider than those of ‘Florida Cardinal

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Youngsuk Lee, Hun Joong Kweon, Moo-Yong Park and Dongyong Lee

years ( Hák et al., 1993 ). Foliar N level is a reliable indicator of tree vigor, which, in turn, affects apple fruit quality as well as floral bud differentiation. In addition, fruit coloration has a negative correlation with foliar N levels ( Fallahi

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John R. Stommel and Robert J. Griesbach

, 2006 ). Nearly all ornamental peppers have been primarily developed based on unique f8ruit characteristics ( Bosland and Votava, 2000 ). Selected breeding of Capsicum accessions has produced new breeding lines and cultivars that combine unique foliar

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Timothy M. Spann and Holly A. Little

follows: 7 nitrogen, 2 P 2 O 5 , 7 K 2 O, 0.1 magnesium, 0.03 manganese, 0.01 copper, 0.02 zinc, 0.04 iron, and 0.01 boron (Growers Fertilizer Co., Inc., Lake Alfred, FL). SWE treatments were applied at 5 mL·L −1 as a soil drench or foliar spray once per

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Jieshan Cheng, Peige Fan, Zhenchang Liang, Yanqiu Wang, Ning Niu, Weidong Li and Shaohua Li

“bag removal” treatments altered the content of soluble sugars and starch in leaves ( Fig. 3 ). The “−fruit” generally resulted in the highest foliar content of soluble sugars and starch among the treatments, and the contents of soluble sugars and

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Qiang Liu, Youping Sun, James Altland and Genhua Niu

various physiological and chemical processes and even kill the plant. Salt-tolerant plants can withstand the adverse effects of high salinity without severe foliar salt damage and significant reductions in growth and yield ( Grieve et al., 2008 ). The

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Travis Robert Alexander, Jacqueline King, Andrew Zimmerman and Carol A. Miles

consistent product is critical in an industry where juice supply varies from year to year both in quantity and characteristics. Chemical analysis of cider juice generally includes an assessment of SSC (%), SG, pH, TA [malic acid equivalent (g·L −1 )], and

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Jan van Niekerk, Charl Kotze, Jade North and Paul Cronje

. Joubert, personal communication). This characteristic and the fact that it matures during June–August, when rain often occurs in the aforementioned production areas, leads to the increased risk of severe brown rot epidemics occurring in mandarin orchards