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Mark H. Brand, Jessica D. Lubell, and Jonathan M. Lehrer

, there is considerable pressure to avoid a complete ban of the species and allow the sale of “safe” genotypes that are less prolific seed producers ( Knight et al., 2011 ). Preliminary research suggests that substantial differences in seed production may

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Virender Kumar, Daniel C. Brainard, and Robin R. Bellinder

Cover crops improve soil health and can be beneficial for weed management by suppressing weeds at different stages. During the cover crop growth period, cover crops can reduce weed growth and seed production through direct competition or

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Phillip A. Wadl, John A. Skinner, John R. Dunlap, Sandra M. Reed, Timothy A. Rinehart, Vincent R. Pantalone, and Robert N. Trigiano

. Additionally, evidence of parthenocarpy and cross-incompatibility was found in kousa dogwood. In all years, for self- and crosspollinations of kousa dogwood, there was fruit set without seed production and it was always higher in ‘Blue Shadow’ than Galilean

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Hrvoje Rukavina and Harrison G. Hughes

cultivars. Understanding factors that influence flower production and inflorescence development in saltgrass would improve seed production management and facilitate crossing in the breeding program. Nutrients, particularly nitrogen (N) availability

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Long Ma, Kevin E. Kenworthy, Huangjun Lu, and Ronald Cherry

to establish a lawn because this grass germinates and establishes quickly ( Bush, 1997 ). To produce adequate and high-quality seed of common carpetgrass, it is desirable to understand the inheritance of traits related to seed production. Pollination

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Jana Murovec

increasing economic significance of pumpkin cultivars for seed production, there is no information available about population structure within and among accessions with mutated seedcoats and the range of inbreeding present in these accessions. Previous

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David M. Czarnecki II and Zhanao Deng

. The degree to which a plant is able to accomplish this goal is also one of the main factors determining the invasive potential of a species ( Dozier, 1999 ). Seed production and seed germination have been the primary criteria in evaluating exotic

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Samuel Contreras, Mark A. Bennett, James D. Metzger, and David Tay

on seed production were addressed, seeds produced under shorter days had higher germinability, e.g., Ononis sicula Guss. and lettuce ( Gutterman, 1973 ), Beta vulgaris L. var. crassa Mansf. ( Heide et al., 1976 ), Portulaca oleracea L

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Ryan N. Contreras and Kim Shearer

traits were improved along with a reduction in seed production with increasing concentration of EMS. Modern landscapes increasingly require plants that are compact to fit into shrinking planting areas. Furthermore, greater attention is given to ornamental

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Sandra B. Wilson and Gary W. Knox

., 2007 ; Simpson and Bashaw, 1969 ). While further research should address seed production, viability, and seed bank establishment among varying fountain grass cultivars, the results of this ornamental cultivar trial suggest that ‘Rubrum’ fountain grass