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Ariana Torres, Susan S. Barton, and Bridget K. Behe

the literature. One of the few peer-reviewed publications about any landscape marketing or business practices was published 25 years ago from a survey of 62 Georgia landscape architects ( Garber and Bondari, 1992a , 1992b , 1992c ). Florkowski and

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Robert F. Brzuszek, Richard L. Harkess, and Lelia Kelly

volunteers to surveys, questionnaires, and plant evaluations is vital to aid researchers and extension educators in evaluating the needs and knowledge of the gardening public. The objective of this study was to survey the use of native plants among a

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Karen L.B. Gast and Charles W. Marr

Several new seedlees watermelon cultivars have recently been released or tested by seed companies. Their greatest asset is their seed-lessness. Melon quality, as determined by consumer acceptance may be a greater challenge.

A consumer preference survey was conducted to determine the acceptability of ten seedless cultivars and breeding lines. All cultivars were rated as acceptable and significant differences were found among the cultivars. Comments expressed by consumers indicated that the seedless melons were not as flavorful as seeded cultivars. No correlations were found between soluble solids and preference nor firmness and preference. Further investigation will be made as to whether the convenience and flavor are worth the greater cost of the seedless watermelon.

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Bridget K. Behe, Melinda Knuth, Charles R. Hall, Patricia T. Huddleston, and R. Thomas Fernandez

, water fit for human consumption, is used for irrigation, 45% is used for thermoelectric production, and only 9% is used for public potable water supplies ( U.S. Geological Survey, 2017 ). Compared with personal direct water uses (e.g., drinking and

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Katie Ellis, Tara Auxt Baugher, and Karen Lewis

increase fruit quality and yields. The project also aims to accelerate technology adoption by analyzing its return on investment and identifying and mitigating barriers to adoption. A CASC socioeconomic survey was drafted in Jan. 2009 to solicit stakeholder

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Keith O. Fuglie

As an international agricultural research center, the International Potato Center (CIP) 2 strives to provide global public goods in the form of improved agricultural technologies. 3 To help identify research priorities, CIP has conducted surveys

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Gwendolyn Hawkins, Stephanie E. Burnett, and Lois B. Stack

as one of the top 10 global food trends. Consumers surveyed in Minnesota reported that they would pay up to 10% to 30% more for sustainable foods, but they considered sustainability less important than food healthfulness, safety, and taste ( Robinson

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Matthew R. Chappell, Sarah A. White, Amy F. Fulcher, Anthony V. LeBude, Gary W. Knox, and Jean-Jacques B. Dubois

production information. Included genera were selected based on USDA survey data ( USDA, 2015 ) and grower feedback, focusing on genera with significant economic impact in the southeastern United States, including abelia ( Abelia sp.), camellia ( Camellia sp

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Eugene K. Blythe, Cecil Pounders, Michael Anderson, Earl Watts, and Barbara Watts

cultivars and Mueller et al. (2003) followed with a greenhouse study with pathogen-inoculated plants of 84 cultivars to assess relative resistance to daylily rust. Robbins and Vann (2002) surveyed 500 field-grown cultivars at a small commercial nursery

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Chengyan Yue, R. Karina Gallardo, James J. Luby, Alicia L. Rihn, James R. McFerson, Vicki McCracken, Tom Gradziel, Ksenija Gasic, Gregory L. Reighard, John Clark, and Amy Iezzoni

we assess whether producers’ perceptions of fruit quality traits are consonant with consumers’ preferences. Materials and Methods Pre-survey producer interviews. Before conducting the formal audience surveys, we interviewed five peach producers from