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Manman Wang, Youliang Ye, Xv Chu, Yanan Zhao, Shuhong Zhang, Hui Chen, Wei Qin, and Yang Wang

flame photometer FP-640 (Precision Instrument Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China). Plant sampling for commodity and nutritional quality measurements. At the bolting and harvest stage, the garlic sprout and bulb yields were manually measured using 50

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Natalie Bumgarner, Sheri Dorn, Esther McGinnis, Pam Bennett, Ellen Bauske, Sarada Krishnan, and Lucy Bradley

question remains whether enhanced nutrition of colorful potato cultivars will result in increased consumer demand. Yukon Gold, a yellow-flesh cultivar, has become popular for its gourmet cooking qualities, but the number of U.S. acres in production remains

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Robert E. Rouse, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Fritz M. Roka, and Pamela Roberts

) to evaluate the severe pruning in combination with foliar nutrition treatments on tree growth, yield and juice quality and 2) to evaluate the cost effectiveness of rehabilitating a tree through pruning and an enhanced foliar nutritional treatment

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Zunfu Lv, Simeng Zhang, and Guoquan Lu

effect on the quality of axillary buds. Li (2015) found that the taste of sweetpotato sprouts worsened but the nutritional value improved with increased photoperiod. Sweetpotato sprouts are vegetables that can be grown by the consumer. They are easy to

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Harbans L. Bhardwaj and Anwar A. Hamama

objective of this study was to characterize variation among 54 accessions from the USDA-ARS collection for potential seed yield and nutritional quality when grown in the eastern United States. Materials and methods For this study, 54 accessions from mothbean

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Thalukanyo Nevhulaudzi, Khayalethu Ntushelo, and Sheku Alfred Kanu

temperatures on the crop’s nutrition, especially at different growth stages. Therefore, the main objective of the experiment was to evaluate the effects of short-term elevated temperatures on the nutritional quality of cowpea at different growth stages

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Konstantinos G. Batziakas, Shehbaz Singh, Kanwal Ayub, Qing Kang, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Cary L. Rivard, and Eleni D. Pliakoni

, and nutritional quality. Materials and Methods Plant material. Spinach ( Spinacia oleracea cv. Corvair) was grown in an open field during the spring of 2018, at the Kansas State University Olathe Horticulture Research and Extension Center, located in

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Cristian Moya, Eduardo Oyanedel, Gabriela Verdugo, M. Fernanda Flores, Miguel Urrestarazu, and Juan E. Álvaro

environmental and nutritional factors of high-quality tomato varieties Food Chem. 176 278 287 Kubota, C. Kroggel, M. Torabi, M. Dietrich, K.A. Kim, H.J. Fonseca, J. Thomson, C.A. 2012 Changes in selected quality attributes of greenhouse tomato fruit as affected

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Timothy K. Broschat

limiting elements in this study, but leaf nutrient concentrations were found to be poor indicators of plant quality and nutritional status as a result of strong dilution effects. Because areca palms are susceptible to the same nutrient deficiencies as other

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Ryohei Koyama, Hiromichi Itoh, Syuji Kimura, Ai Morioka, and Yuichi Uno

plants, it is not only important to increase yields but also to improve quality. Improvements to quality attributes such as flavor and/or nutritional value can differentiate hydroponically grown products from field-grown products. The environmental