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Jeffery W. Marvin, Robert Andrew Kerr, Lambert B. McCarty, William Bridges, S. Bruce Martin, and Christina E. Wells

as ≤15%. Turfgrass visual quality was rated on a scale of 1 to 9, where 1 = brown dead turf, 7 = minimum accepted, and 9 = dark green dense turf ( Morris and Shearman, 1999 ). Weekly ratings were averaged each month for statistical analysis. Areas

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Yan Chen, Ronald E. Strahan, and Regina P. Bracy

unacceptable weed presence, 8 indicated average quality with some weeds, 9 represented good quality with a few noticeable weeds, and 10 represented best plot quality with no weeds. Visual quality of ornamental plants was assessed at 4, 8, and 12 WAT. Ratings on

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Marisa M. Wall, Kate A. Nishijima, Lisa M. Keith, and Mike A. Nagao

. Based on these results, subsequent packaging trials were conducted at 10 °C, the optimum storage temperature for ‘Biew Kiew’ longans. Packaging treatments (2008). Longans varied in visual quality when harvested in May and Oct. 2008 from the same orchard

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Kemin Su, Justin Q. Moss, Guolong Zhang, Dennis L. Martin, and Yanqi Wu

a deep root system, whereas ‘Premier’ has high visual quality but is a drought-sensitive cultivar ( Baldwin et al., 2006 ; Poudel, 2010 ; Steinke et al., 2009 ). ‘Latitude 36’, tested as OKC1119, was an excellent performer among all cultivars in

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Jorge M. Fonseca, Hyun-Jin Kim, Wesley L. Kline, Christian A. Wyenandt, Murshidul Hoque, Husein Ajwa, and Ned French

evaluation time for a total of 144 bags per treatment. Evaluation of quality parameters. The parameters of evaluation were: 1) overall visual quality (OVQ) was rated using a hedonic 0 to 9 scale in which 9 = excellent, 7 = good, 5 = fair, 3 = poor

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Maren E. Veatch-Blohm and Lindsay Morningstar

ornamental plants that are used as cut flowers or landscape plants because such stress can have a major impact on the plant's visual quality reducing its suitability ( Auge et al., 2003 ; Francois and Clark, 1978 ; Shillo et al., 2002 ; Sonneveld et al

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Kaitlyn McBride, Richard J. Henny, Jianjun Chen, and Terri A. Mellich

visual plant quality were recorded after 16 weeks of growth. The number of open flowers on each plant was recorded weekly. Visual quality rating was based on evaluations and rankings by four observers of overall plant form, foliage quality, and appearance

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Yang Gao and Deying Li

, 1976 ). In perennial ryegrass ( Lolium perenne ), daily foliar nitrogen (N) application resulted in increased shoot growth and decreased root biomass and length ( Bowman, 2003 ). In creeping bentgrass, foliar N application provided better visual quality

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Liping Kou, Yaguang Luo, Wu Ding, Xinghua Liu, and William Conway

grapes showing any visible decay in each package ( Valero et al., 2006 ). A panel of five trained personnel evaluated overall visual quality after 28 d of storage using a 9-point hedonic scale, in which 9 = like extremely; 7 = like moderately; 5 = neither

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Paweł Petelewicz, Paweł M. Orliński, Marco Schiavon, Manuel Mundo-Ocampo, J. Ole Becker, and James H. Baird

2014; Pasatiempo Golf Club, Santa Cruz, CA, in 2015–16; and Half Moon Bay Golf Links, Half Moon Bay, CA, in 2015–16. Table 3. The impact of fluopyram and azadirachtin on turfgrass visual quality of nematode-infested annual bluegrass putting green at