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Christopher J. Currey and Roberto G. Lopez

herbaceous stem-tip cuttings, the concentration declines resulting from leaching of nutrients and the dilution effect, whereas mineral nutrient content in tissues decline from leaching ( Blazich, 1988 ; Svenson and Davies, 1995 ). As a result, the mineral

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W. Garrett Owen

Mills, 2014 ). However, if more plants or leaf tissue were sampled, then a dilution effect may have occurred, indicating that leaf tissue Fe concentrations are actually lower and within a narrower range than the ranges reported here. However, Fe toxicity

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

due to a dilution effect by greater amount of reserve N from the previous year. ‘Immortality’ TB iris is capable of repeat blooming in a growing season; however, the second bloom was largely influenced by N fertilization rate in the year of flowering

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Timothy K. Broschat

quality and leaf concentrations of N, P, K, Mg, and Fe ( Table 6 ). This suggests a strong dilution effect for these elements. However, leaf Mn concentrations were positively correlated with both plant size and overall plant quality, indicating that Mn was

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Kirandeep K. Mann, Arnold W. Schumann, Thomas A. Obreza, and Jerry B. Sartain

of the dilution effect in the higher productivity zones because they had more shoot growth. Root weights were higher in the good as compared with the poor productivity zone. Results of radish growth were very similar to sorghum growth between the

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Esmaeil Fallahi, Bahar Fallahi, Bahman Shafii, and Mohammad E. Amiri

cultivars had larger fruit weight ( Table 4 ) and perhaps higher fruit water content than many other cultivars, leading to a lower SSC value due to a dilution effect. However, ‘PF24–007’ peach had large size and low SSC but had good flavor. Also, cultivars

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Thomas E. Marler and John H. Lawrence

by a significant increase in leaf tissue N, indicating a dilution effect whereby the stimulation of growth led to homeostasis of leaf N concentration. Additions of P also exhibited no effect on leaf P concentrations, but additions of K resulted in

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Valentina Schmitzer, Robert Veberic, Gregor Osterc, and Franci Stampar

content and the dilution effect as well as lower content of specific pigments in some cultivars ( Table 2 , Figs. 3 and 5 ), respectively. Table 1. Colorimetric parameters of petals at four flower stages and eight cultivars of Rosa × hybrida

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Sameh Sassi-Aydi, Samir Aydi, and Chedly Abdelly

as the standard. Mannitol induced an osmotic stress on treated plant tissues that could change the total soluble protein (TSP) concentrations among treatments. To eliminate this “dilutioneffect by water content, TSP content per unit of mass was

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Pedro García-Caparrós, Olga González-Salmerón, Mónica Pérez-Saiz, Raquel Calatrava, María Teresa Lao, Rosa María Chica, and Gumersindo De la Cruz

plants grown in the net houses may be ascribed to a dilution effect mainly due to the biomass increase as reported by Marschner (1995) . The Na and Cl concentrations were unchanged under different types of shelter, suggesting that Cl and Na uptake were