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Cynthia Haynes, Ann Marie VanDerZanden and Jeffery K. Iles

specializing in edible food crops, nursery plants, and greenhouse plants. Recent surveys of the turfgrass and edible food crop production sectors showed these horticulture industries are important to Iowa's economy. The turfgrass industry reported over $1

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Cristian E. Loyola, John M. Dole and Rebecca Dunning

completed surveys of the cut flower industries in the United States and Canada ( Loyola et al., 2019 ) and noted the need to do similar surveys on the cut flower industries of South and Central America. The purpose of the current study is to assess the major

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Cristian E. Loyola, John M. Dole and Rebecca Dunning

Cut flower production in the United States and Canada has resurged in recent years. A survey conducted by Granitz (2014) found that 67% of the cut flower producers in North Carolina experienced an increase in demand for cut flowers, especially

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Zsofia Szendrei and Rufus Isaacs

Acknowledgment is made to Dave Trinka and Gretchen Sonntag of Michigan Blueberry Growers Association, and Bob Tritten from MSU Genesee County Extension for assistance with this survey. Funding for this project was provided by Project GREEEN and by a

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Alan W. Hodges, Charles R. Hall, Bridget K. Behe and Jennifer H. Dennis

documented. The National Nursery Survey was conducted four times at 5-year intervals, in 1988, 1993, 1998, and 2003, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) multistate committee on economics and marketing of horticultural products. Mail surveys were

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Kimberly R. Hilgers, Cynthia Haynes and Joanne Olson

awareness of first graders in the areas of science, nutrition, and environmental awareness. Materials and methods Survey development. Assessment of impact was determined by a survey of parental perceptions of their child's behavior after the child

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Donald J. Merhaut and Dennis Pittenger

The authors gratefully acknowledge John Brooker of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Tennessee for providing survey data.

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Bridget K. Behe, Jennifer H. Dennis, Charles R. Hall, Alan W. Hodges and Robin G. Brumfield

wholesale value of nursery plants in 2006 in 17 states surveyed was $4.65 bn with 7292 producers and 471,106 acres in production ( USDA, National Ag Statistics Service, 2007b ). Four product categories accounted for 58% of nursery production: broadleaf

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Robert F. Brzuszek, Richard L. Harkess and Lelia Kelly

volunteers to surveys, questionnaires, and plant evaluations is vital to aid researchers and extension educators in evaluating the needs and knowledge of the gardening public. The objective of this study was to survey the use of native plants among a

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Bethany A. Harris, Wojciech J. Florkowski and Svoboda V. Pennisi

containers ( Fulcher et al., 2015 ). Green industry stakeholders could align with sustainability-minded consumers to potentially increase the adoption of alternative containers for landscapes ( Diver et al., 2001 ). The survey of the industry regarding