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Native wildflowers provide an excellent resource for low-maintenance ornamental plants tolerant of both heat and drought. With increasing concerns regarding water quality and quantity, the use and demand for tough ornamentals is on the rise. To

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to root growth and maintenance, which diverts resources from shoot growth and reproduction. In perennial plants, reproduction may be foregone entirely in a stressful season. Increased risk . Expression of a trait may generate risks of abiotic

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evaporation, which results in higher WUE ( Kingeman et al., 2005 ). In a study of five low-maintenance rose cultivars under water stress conditions, ‘Pink Meidiland’ had the smallest leaf surface area, whereas ‘Ferdy’ had the largest root-to-shoot ratio and

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, neon, and argon ( Murdoch, 1985 ). Plant growth and development under various types of low-pressure lamps were compared with that under the standard Mazda lamps by researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute and elsewhere in the 1930s, and these studies

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.70 per table for hand watering to a low of $66.67 for the overhead sprinkler system. Table 4. Assumptions for the partial budget analysis to compare a capillary mat system, overhead sprinklers, and hand watering for maintenance of plants in a simulated

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plants. The initial screening for cold tolerance of selected 80 variant lines regenerated from cold-selected calli was performed by exposing 40-d-old regenerated plants to low temperature at 5/3 °C for 7 d in a growth chamber and visual turf quality was

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garden. One of the most important trends in home landscapes and gardens is low maintenance, in other words, easy-care ( American Nurseryman, 2016 ). A rose that is low maintenance needs to be resistant to both biotic and abiotic stresses and have a full

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the interval from July 2006 to Nov. 2008, a total of 12 were selected that did not vary in other factors such as temperature or solution composition. These plantings were grown either under a low or a high light integral from natural sunlight. For nine

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, 1990 ). Therefore, the periods of low temperature can be compensated for by periods of higher than normal temperature and vice versa. This plant's ability to integrate temperature can be used to save energy by using high air temperature when heating

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photosynthesis) that allow for survival; drought-enduring plants that lose leaves during drought; and drought-resisting plants that have stomates that close and other morphological features that help to ensure maintenance of turgor. An alternative classification

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