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Sandra B. Wilson, Keona L. Muller, Judith A. Gersony, and Brian T. Scully

, 23 palms, 127 shrubs, 18 groundcovers, four vines, and three grasses. Fig. 1. Representative 43-ft section of the 2426-ft linear garden located parallel to South Rock Road and the University of Florida Indian River Research and Education Center, Fort

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Chao-Yi Lin and Der-Ming Yeh

Differential growth and quality responses to potassium (K) have been reported for foliage plants. Potassium deficiency is a widespread disorder on many palm species worldwide ( Chase and Broschat, 1991 ). Under conditions of K deficiency, K from

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Teresa Olczyk, Juanita Popenoe, Ed Skvarch, and Alejandro Bolques

found trees, palms (Arecaceae), woody ornamentals, groundcovers, and bedding plants who are only selling locally have been hard hit. Their containerized plants have become overgrown and cannot be sold even at “fire sale” prices. Some failing nurseries

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mineral solution containing both citric acid and sucrose was highly effective in suppressing defoliation. The proton concentration of the organic solution was found to be a critical factor. Microbial Inoculants Applied at Transplanting Do Not Enhance Palm

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Timothy K. Broschat

, prevention of B deficiencies may be achieved through the use of controlled-release B fertilizers that are not greatly affected by leaching ( Page and Cooper, 1955 ). In slow-growing plants such as palms (Palmae family), chronic and recurring acute B

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Jules Janick

gather them and cast them into the fire, and they are burned. John 15:1–6 And He it is Who produces gardens (of vine), trellised and untrellised, and palms and seed-produce of which the fruits are of various sorts, and olives and pomegranates

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Jack B. Fisher, Anders Lindström, and Thomas E. Marler

floriculture industries. The columnar stem of arborescent species lacks thin twigs found in other gymnosperms and is therefore classified as a pachycaulous tree ( Stevenson, 1980 ). Cycads are often grouped with palms that are also pachycaulous ( Norstog and

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. The lower attractiveness of the FL seedlings was probably due to changes in morphological characteristics such as a leaf color and thickness resulting from high R:FR illumination of FL. Fertilization Improves Cold Tolerance of Coconut Palms Since palms

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-based substrates typically show nitrogen (N) deficiency symptoms during the first 6 months after transplanting into a landscape, yet long-term use of high-N fertilizers can induce or exacerbate potassium or magnesium deficiencies in palms. Broschat and Moore (p

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Duane W. Green

less common fruits including cacao, coconut, coffee, and palm oil. The first chapter offers an abridged introduction to the botany, distribution, culture, pest control and storage of fruit crops. In this chapter, there are 30 plates containing 178 high