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William E. Klingeman, Gretchen V. Pettis, and S. Kristine Braman

plant diseases and therefore should be trained not to overlook these trees, shrubs, and herbaceous species in client landscapes. In short, landscape management professionals accept and are willing to promote insect- and disease-resistant ornamental

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Gabriele Amoroso, Piero Frangi, Riccardo Piatti, Alessio Fini, Francesco Ferrini, and Marco Faoro

During the last few years only a few species have been regularly used in the European urban landscape [i.e., herbaceous species or evergreen shrubs such as cotoneaster ( Cotoneaster spp.) and honeysuckle ( Lonicera spp.)], but many other species

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Sandra M. Reed

Oakleaf hydrangea ( Hydrangea quercifolia Bartr.; family Hydrangeaceae Dumort.) is an ornamental shrub that is native to the southeastern United States ( McClintock, 1957 ). Most plants grow 2 m or taller in height with an equal to wider spread

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Lisa W. Alexander, Anthony Witcher, and Michael A. Arnold

shrubs or small trees bearing characteristically narrow, strap-like flower petals and capsulate fruit that co-occur with flower buds and flowers. North American species include Hamamelis vernalis Sarg. (vernal or Ozark witchhazel) which is found in the

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Tim R. Pannkuk

ornamental shrubs based on vegetative coverage of the lysimeter surface. Plant combinations are defined in Table 2 . Plant installation occurred on 12 May 2011 without disturbing sensors and sensor cables. St. augustinegrass was sod grown (All Seasons

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Amy L. Shober, Andrew K. Koeser, Drew C. McLean, Gitta Hasing, and Kimberly K. Moore

plant health in poor urban soils and it is also one of the main drivers of N loading. As such, we recommend targeted (per plant) fertilization of shrubs at an annual N rate of 195 kg·ha −1 for woody ornamental plants grown in humid, subtropical climates

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Yulia A. Kuzovkina

than 200 cultivar names were applied to selections of Salix taxa used for basket production based on their straight trunks, long stems, high flexibility, density, and color ( Stott, 2001 ). Many of them remain important today as ornamental shrubs

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Charles R. Hall and Dewayne L. Ingram

lasting environmental benefits. For example, ornamental shrubs and trees sequester carbon, reduce energy use, mitigate water runoff, clean the air, and provide a plethora of other ecosystems services ( Netusil et al., 2014 ; Sagoff, 2009 ). Recently

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John L. Griffis Jr.

high is 82 °F and the average low temperature is 78 °F (Winrock International, unpublished data). The production of ornamental plants and flowers could become an important sector of horticulture in Senegal, although there is very limited local knowledge

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Jacob G. Ricker, Jessica D. Lubell, and Mark H. Brand

ornamental characteristics than is typical of straight species ( Wilde et al., 2015 ). Native shrubs produced from seeds are less marketable to a broad base of consumers because of variable quality ( Getz, 2015 ). Straight species of native shrubs are