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Jennifer H. Dennis, Roberto G. Lopez, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Chengyan Yue, and Benjamin L. Campbell

stems, including broadleaf and coniferous evergreens, deciduous shade and flowering trees, deciduous shrubs, cut and live Christmas trees, propagation material, or lining out stock ( USDA National Ag. Statistics Service, 2007 ). Floriculture crops such

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Paul R. Fantz and Paul Nelson

Tahitian bridal veil traditionally has been assigned the scientific name of Tradescentia multiflora (or Tradescentia multifoila in the floricultural industry. Hortus Third lacks the name Tahitian bridal veil. Other references also lack this vernacular name or assign this plant either to Tripogandra or Gibasis as G. geniculata or G. pellucida. Thus, modern literature references suggest three potential scientific names. Plants of Tahitian bridal veil were examined morphologically. A description was prepared and compared to literature descriptions of the taxa involved. Results indicated that Tahitian bridal veil was misidentified at least twice by earlier authors and that the correct name for Tahitian bridal veil is G. pellucida.

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Iftikhar Ahmad, John M. Dole, M. Aslam Khan, M. Qasim, Tanveer Ahmad, and A.S. Khan

The rose is one of the leading cut flowers in the global floriculture trade and is used at almost every event in both local and international markets. The major rose-producing countries of the world include The Netherlands, Colombia, Kenya, Israel

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Christopher J. Currey, Kenneth G. McCabe, and Kellie J. Walters

In 2015, the wholesale value of floriculture crops for the top 15 producing states was $4.37 billion USD ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2016 ). Of that total value, annual bedding and garden plants were the most valuable sector, valued at $1

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Songul Sever Mutlu and Ece Agan

. 442–445. In: R.A. Larson (ed.). Introduction to floriculture. Academic Press, New York, NY Hammid, M.M. Williams, R.R. 1997 Effect of different types and concentrations of plant growth retardants on Sturt’s desert pea ( Swainsona formmosa ) Sci. Hort

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Nicole L. Waterland, John J. Finer, and Michelle L. Jones

transpirational water loss and prevent wilting ( Malladi and Burns, 2007 ). Antitranspirants can be used by producers to prevent wilting and extend the postproduction shelf life and marketability of floriculture crops ( Goreta et al., 2007 ; Martin and Link, 1973

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Chad T. Miller, Neil S. Mattson, and William B. Miller

subsequent induced nutrient deficiencies, including Fe. Therefore, a better understanding of a more efficient watering practice would be beneficial. There are a vast number of species and cultivars produced in the floriculture sector, and often times

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Christopher J. Currey, Kellie J. Walters, and Kenneth G. McCabe

.J. Lopez, R.G. Krug, B.A. McCall, I. Whipker, B.E. 2012 Substrate drenches containing flurprimidol suppress height of ‘Nellie White’ easter lilies HortTechnology 22 164 168 Dole, J.M. Wilkins, H.F. 2005 Floriculture: Principles and species. 2nd ed. Pearson

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Jonathan M. Frantz

floricultural crops, P supply can influence flowering and plant height. Whitcher et al. (2005) observed increases in plant height and flower number with both new guinea impatiens ( Impatiens hawkeri ) and vinca as P supply and foliar concentrations increased

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Jonathan M. Frantz, Bryon Hand, Lee Buckingham, and Somik Ghose

. Sanders M. Greenhouse engineering Natural Resource Agr. Eng. Serv. Publ. 33 Bartok J.W. Jr 2005 Greenhouse management/engineering: Fuels and alternate heat sources for commercial greenhouses 27 Nov. 2009 < http://www.umass.edu/umext/floriculture