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wholesale value of nursery plants in 2006 in 17 states surveyed was $4.65 bn with 7292 producers and 471,106 acres in production ( USDA, National Ag Statistics Service, 2007b ). Four product categories accounted for 58% of nursery production: broadleaf

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containers ( Fulcher et al., 2015 ). Green industry stakeholders could align with sustainability-minded consumers to potentially increase the adoption of alternative containers for landscapes ( Diver et al., 2001 ). The survey of the industry regarding

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programs aimed at reducing the impact of invasive ornamental plants. This survey focuses on the opinions related to ornamental invasive plants by members of the Connecticut nursery and landscape industry. Debate about ornamental invasive plants has been

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the literature. One of the few peer-reviewed publications about any landscape marketing or business practices was published 25 years ago from a survey of 62 Georgia landscape architects ( Garber and Bondari, 1992a , 1992b , 1992c ). Florkowski and

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, water fit for human consumption, is used for irrigation, 45% is used for thermoelectric production, and only 9% is used for public potable water supplies ( U.S. Geological Survey, 2017 ). Compared with personal direct water uses (e.g., drinking and

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volunteers to surveys, questionnaires, and plant evaluations is vital to aid researchers and extension educators in evaluating the needs and knowledge of the gardening public. The objective of this study was to survey the use of native plants among a

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Several new seedlees watermelon cultivars have recently been released or tested by seed companies. Their greatest asset is their seed-lessness. Melon quality, as determined by consumer acceptance may be a greater challenge.

A consumer preference survey was conducted to determine the acceptability of ten seedless cultivars and breeding lines. All cultivars were rated as acceptable and significant differences were found among the cultivars. Comments expressed by consumers indicated that the seedless melons were not as flavorful as seeded cultivars. No correlations were found between soluble solids and preference nor firmness and preference. Further investigation will be made as to whether the convenience and flavor are worth the greater cost of the seedless watermelon.

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increase fruit quality and yields. The project also aims to accelerate technology adoption by analyzing its return on investment and identifying and mitigating barriers to adoption. A CASC socioeconomic survey was drafted in Jan. 2009 to solicit stakeholder

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production information. Included genera were selected based on USDA survey data ( USDA, 2015 ) and grower feedback, focusing on genera with significant economic impact in the southeastern United States, including abelia ( Abelia sp.), camellia ( Camellia sp

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As an international agricultural research center, the International Potato Center (CIP) 2 strives to provide global public goods in the form of improved agricultural technologies. 3 To help identify research priorities, CIP has conducted surveys

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