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Rukundo Placide, Hussein Shimelis, Mark Laing, and Daphrose Gahakwa

characteristics of a good sweetpotato cultivar and a good storage root were identified by respondent farmers ( Table 5 ). The most farmer-preferred traits of a sweetpotato cultivar were high yield, early maturity, drought resistance, disease and pest resistance

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Qiang Liu, Youping Sun, Genhua Niu, James Altland, Lifei Chen, and Lijuan Jiang

. Chaenomeles speciosa (‘Orange Storm’ and ‘Pink Storm’) is a thorny deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub native to eastern Asia. Diervilla rivularis (‘G2X885411’, ‘G2X88544’, and ‘Smndrsf’) is a flowering shrub in the honeysuckle family and native to the

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Ryan W. Dickson, Paul R. Fisher, Sonali R. Padhye, and William R. Argo

’ (‘Deep Blue’, ‘Bright Red’, ‘Deep Yellow’, and ‘White 2015’), ‘Calipetite’ (‘Red’, ‘Blue’, ‘Yellow’, and ‘White’), and ‘Minifamous Pink 2014’. Seed-propagated genotypes included genotypes of ‘Kabloom’ (‘Blue’, ‘Deep Pink’, ‘Denim’, ‘Red’, ‘White’, and

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importance of selecting breeding lines with resistance to multiple isolates of M. incognita in order to develop germplasm with resistance to a broad range of populations of southern root-knot nematode. Vegetable Crops Section—Watermelon Watermelon

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Tim R. Pannkuk, Richard H. White, Kurt Steinke, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, David R. Chalmers, and James C. Thomas

toxicity in shoot and root tissue. Sodic soil conditions may develop in amenity landscapes if high Na irrigation water is used. Therefore, the actual ET/ ET O relationship of plants may vary between sodic landscape sites and non-sodic landscape sites. As

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Josh B. Henry, Ingram McCall, Brian Jackson, and Brian E. Whipker

growth, delayed flowering, and greater root lengths ( Epstein and Bloom, 2005 ; Marschner, 1995 ; Mengel et al., 2001 ). For leaf tissue concentrations, a range of 0.2% to 0.5% of total plant dry weight is considered sufficient P for most plants ( Mills

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Inmaculada Vila, Ester Sales, Javier Ollero, Jesús Muñoz-Bertomeu, Juan Segura, and Isabel Arrillaga

). Breeders are mainly interested in obtaining cultivars with new growth habits, higher resistance to pathogens ( Bella et al., 2006 ), and improved drought and cold tolerance ( Mackay et al., 2005 ; Niu et al., 2008 ). Cultivars are clonally propagated by

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Vlasta Cunja, Maja Mikulic-Petkovsek, Franci Stampar, and Valentina Schmitzer

. The qualitative and quantitative differences in leaf phenolic compounds among analyzed rose species and cultivars are discussed. Materials and Methods Plant material. Four rose species: R. glauca (pink flowers), R. canina ssp. canina (white to

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Keri D. Jones, Sandra M. Reed, and Timothy A. Rinehart

cultivars that combine remontant ability with cold hardiness, pest resistance, and ornamental traits. Although hundreds of H. macrophylla cultivars were bred in Europe in the early 20th century ( Bertrand, 2001 ; Haworth-Booth, 1984 ; van Gelderen and

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Sandra M. Reed and Timothy A. Rinehart

many perfect flowers in the center surrounded by a ring of imperfect flowers. Flower color ranges from white to pink to blue, depending on cultivar and availability of aluminum in the soil. Hydrangea macrophylla is cultivated both as a garden plant