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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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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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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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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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James A. Gagliardi and Mark H. Brand

programs aimed at reducing the impact of invasive ornamental plants. This survey focuses on the opinions related to ornamental invasive plants by members of the Connecticut nursery and landscape industry. Debate about ornamental invasive plants has been

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Ariana Torres, Susan S. Barton and Bridget K. Behe

the literature. One of the few peer-reviewed publications about any landscape marketing or business practices was published 25 years ago from a survey of 62 Georgia landscape architects ( Garber and Bondari, 1992a , 1992b , 1992c ). Florkowski and