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Yanhong Lou, Liang Chen, Qingguo Xu, and Xunzhong Zhang

) indicated that morphological variation in tall fescue germplasm was heritable, and that several traits including plant height and dry matter yield had a high narrow sense heritability value. Morphological traits are of great importance in selecting rational

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Tricia Jenkins, Chieri Kubota, Cary L. Rivard, and Eleni D. Pliakoni

once every 24 h during the 4-d treatment period (days 1–4). After the measurements were made, the plants were returned to the treatment chambers and re-injected with ethylene to satisfy the treatment concentrations. Plant height was recorded on 15

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Martin M. Williams II

uniform across planting dates. Planting dates separated by 3 weeks in Wisconsin had no effect on plant height, but did influence days to silking and yield components of crosses of several open-pollinated sweet corn cultivars ( Revilla and Tracy, 1997

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Amir Rezazadeh, Richard L. Harkess, and Guihong Bi

Red firespike is a vigorous ornamental shrub growing to ≈6 ft in height. It has an upright growth habit and is commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant in the garden due to its attractive tubular red flowers ( Daniel, 1995 ). The plant has

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Daike Tian, Ken M. Tilt, Jeff L. Sibley, Floyd M. Woods, and Fenny Dane

top in diameter, 32 cm height) without holes on 1 Mar., 16 Mar., and 31 Mar. 2005. Twenty propagules were planted each time with one propagule per container. Each treatment had 10 replicates. All containers were filled to two-thirds container level (21

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Richard C. Beeson Jr

; Geneveys sur Coffrane, Switzerland) during growth to promote a full, dense canopy and plant height of over 1 meter. In early Jan. 1997, the canopy's widest width and that perpendicular to the widest width were measured for each plant. Widths were

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M. Kate Lee and Marc W. van Iersel

, 1990 ). Plant height of greenhouse bell peppers ( Capsicum annuum L.) decreased by as much as 49% and total leaf area by 82% with NaCl concentrations above 50 mmol·L −1 (2.92 g·L −1 ) ( Chartzoulakis and Klapaki, 2000 ). Vegetative growth of

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Anna Kapczyńska and Małgorzata Malik

ineffective, whereas in the case of the freesia ( Freesia ), lily ( Lilium ), and tulip ( Tulipa ) species, it has a positive effect in controlling the height of the marketable plant ( De Hertogh and Le Nard, 1993 ). The objective of this study was to

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Benjamin D. Anderson, Gary W. Knox, Ann R. Blount, Cheryl L. Mackowiak, and Edward F. Gilman

during both years. Selection EX3 results for canopy height are less relevant, as it was not planted until year 2 at Quincy. Table 5. Maximum average height and canopy uniformity (height variability) of Arachis glabrata selections in sun and shade at the

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Amanda Bayer, John Ruter, and Marc W. van Iersel

Controlling plant stem elongation is common in ornamental plant production. Height control is necessary to meet industry standards for target plant height ( Fisher and Heins, 1995 ), to increase plant aesthetics by producing more compact plants