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James L. Walworth, Scott A. White, Mary J. Comeau and Richard J. Heerema

decreased from 394 to 12 µg·g −1 as soil pH increased from pH 4 to 8. Muhammad et al. (2006) found that the majority of Zn in calcareous soils is sorbed to calcium (Ca) carbonate. Rosetting, a characteristic visual symptom of Zn-deficient pecan trees

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Bielinski M. Santos

edaphic characteristics, efficient irrigation and fertilization are considerable challenges for commercial growers. The vast majority of tomato farms set transplants in polyethylene-mulched fumigated beds that are grown with one of two irrigation systems

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varieties for high-traffic areas, breeders would benefit from a list of foliar morphological characteristics associated with increased wear tolerance. Kowalewski et al. (p. 725) evaluated the wear tolerance of four hybrid bermudagrasses with differing

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Jason Cavatorta, George Moriarty, Michael Glos, Mark Henning, Mary Kreitinger, Michael Mazourek, Henry Munger and Molly Jahn

's Blonde’ but has foliar powdery mildew resistance. Selection of ‘Salt and Pepper’ was performed on USDA-certified organic ground, making it one of the first commercially available modern vegetable cultivars adapted specifically (but not exclusively) for

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Michael V. Mickelbart

( Snyder and Struve, 1997 ). The goal of this study was to determine the differences in leaf characteristics and nutrient concentrations resulting from position (north, south, east, and west directions) and age (early-season versus late-season leaves

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Danny L. Barney, Michael Bauer and Jennifer Jensen

Corkbark fir and subalpine fir have potential as landscape and Christmas trees. Desirable characteristics include soft, fragrant, green or blue-green foliage with narrow, conical habits and good winterhardiness. Subalpine fir is distributed from

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Michael W. Smith, Charles T. Rohla and William D. Goff

years ( Acuña-Maldonado et al., 2003 ; Smith, 2009 ; Smith et al., 2007 )—characteristics that can be portrayed by tissue elemental concentrations, but not by soil analysis. Another problem encountered when trying to represent nutrient availability

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Genhua Niu, Terri Starman and David Byrne

foliar salt damage rating did not consider the plant size. For example, a score of 5 was given to a plant, if no salt damage was visible, although the plant was more compact as compared with the control. Flowering characteristics were quantified by

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Germán V. Sandoya, Krishna Subbarao and Ryan Hayes

lettuce occurs immediately whenever chlorosis is expressed on leaves, a characteristic unique to leafy vegetable and ornamental crops. Cultivated lettuce contains a diversity of market types that exhibit unique leaf characteristics and plant architectures

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. Iris Green Period Characteristics and Foliar Cold Tolerance In a 2-year field study, Li et al. (p. 399) found that iris species/varieties and air temperatures had considerable influence on the duration of the green period in the Yangtze Delta of China