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Genhua Niu, Denise S. Rodriguez, Kevin Crosby, Daniel Leskovar, and John Jifon

Serrano) of chile peppers in two separate experiments using potting mix and mineral soil based on seedling growth, survival, and visual quality. Materials and Methods Expt. 1. Seeds of 19 genotypes ( Table 1 ) were sown in 72-cell trays

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Youping Sun and Alyssa Lanae Palmer

. McKenney et al. (2016) observed that the visual quality of blue muhly grass ( Muhlenbergia lindheimeri ), indian sea oats, and foothill sedge ( Carex tumulicola ) plants were barely affected by increasing salinity until an EC of 5.0 dS·m –1 was reached

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Xunzhong Zhang and Erik H. Ervin

. Hundreds of varieties from several cool-season turfgrass species have been released and are available for sod production, lawns, and athletic fields. Wide variation exists among these species and varieties in visual quality and tolerance to environmental

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Daniel Hargey, Benjamin Wherley, Andrew Malis, James Thomas, and Ambika Chandra

before being weighed. Visual quality assessments of each treatment were made on a weekly basis during the study immediately following mowing, rated on a scale from 1 to 9 with 1 = dead, 9 = best, and 5 = minimum acceptable quality. At the conclusion of

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William C. Kreuser and Frank S. Rossi

and stopped logging data after the event. Fig. 1. Turfgrass visual quality and surface temperature as affected by Civitas and Harmonizer and environmental conditions during the field experiment in 2012 and 2013. The Civitas and the Harmonizer had a

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Rita L. Hummel, Marianne Elliott, Gary Chastagner, Robert E. Riley, Kathy Riley, and Annie DeBauw

= [(widest width increase + narrowest width increase)/2 + height increase]/2 ( Krucker et al., 2010 ). Plant visual quality was rated on a 1 to 5 scale where 5 = superior quality; 4 = high quality; 3 = marketable quality; 2 = low quality; and 1 = poor

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Yan Xu and Bingru Huang

by spectral assessment of canopy characteristics. The ratio of near intrared (935 nm) to red (661 nm) is correlated to turf visual quality, shoot density, and stress injury level in warm-season and cool-season turfgrass species ( Trenholm et al., 1999

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Lyn A. Gettys and Kimberly A. Moore

89 °F, average nighttime low temperatures ranged from 59 to 78 °F, and average relative humidity was 76%. After 16 weeks of growth, plants were assigned a numerical value of 1 through 10 to indicate visual quality (1 = dead; 5 = fair quality

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Yuji Nakata and Hidemi Izumi

. Upon transfer from active MAP to ambient conditions, mold mycelia observed on strawberry fruit were also identified using the MicroSeq system. Visual quality. External mycelial development was evaluated as the mold incidence occurred during CA or MAP

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Liping Kou, Tianbao Yang, Xianjin Liu, and Yaguang Luo

, if treated by 10 mmol·L −1 CaCl 2 before harvest, the shelf life can be extended to 14–21 d due to stimulated superoxide dismutase and peroxidase activities, lowered tissue electrolyte leakage, improved overall visual quality, and reduced microbial