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Elizabeth T. Barton, Emily A. Barton, Susan Barton, Cheryl R. Boyer, Jim Brosnan, Paul Hill, Jared Hoyle, Judson Reid, Jamie Seger and Eric Stafne

media, we will cover some of the social media platforms used by the workshop speakers and provide an example of a program that engages the green industry in the use of social media, highlighting specific strategies for as well as limitations to the use

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Ellen M. Bauske, Gary R. Bachman, Tom Bewick, Lucy Bradley, David Close, Rick Durham and Mary Hockenberry Meyer

). Stakeholders include the gardening public, the green industry, environmental organizations, public health agencies, institutional organizations, and businesses. Even when narrowed to home and community food gardening, the gardening audience is immense. In 2008

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to MeBr. Joint Effort Results in Training Seminars for Green Industry Professionals The large and growing green industry is made up of both production and service sectors. This diverse group of professionals has varied educational and training needs

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-lived and dependent on the household sample considered. Asynchronous Continuing Education for Iowa’s Green Industry Continuing education programs that are not constrained by time or location are important to industry professionals. VanDerZanden (p. 677

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Dewayne L. Ingram, Charles R. Hall and Joshua Knight

viewed as profitable strategic imperatives rather than mere environmental regulatory adherence ( Rankin et al., 2011 ). For green industry firms, sustainable production means using best management practices that enhance plant quality and simultaneously

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Paul R. Fantz

as ‘snakebeards’ in the green industry trade ( Fantz, 1993 ). A complexity of taxonomic problems were reported that needed to be resolved in cultivated liriopogons ( Fantz, 1993 ). How can one segregate species and cultivars? Are liriopogons members

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.S. Landscape Service Firms Landscaping and horticultural services comprise the largest sector in the green industry, but information about their business practices is sparse. Torres et al. (p. 884) showed that perennials, shade trees, deciduous shrubs, and

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, identification, and correct naming in the green industry. Based on a 15-year taxonomic program focused on liriopogon taxa, Fantz (p. 334) describes the plant morphology (terms defined) and patterns of variegation, notes reliable characters of segregation

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Alan W. Hodges and John J. Haydu

The environmental horticulture or “greenindustry encompasses a wide range of businesses, including wholesale nursery and greenhouse producers, lawn and garden supply and equipment manufacturing, landscape design, installation and maintenance

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Virginia I. Lohr

). Little has been published about what the green industry knows regarding this problem or how they are responding or could respond to the risks associated with low biodiversity and genetic diversity in landscapes. A survey of people making plant inventory