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years Crown Publishing New York, NY Louv, R. 2005 Last child in the woods: Saving our children from nature-deficit disorder Algonquin Books Chapel Hill, NC Mancini, J.A. Marek, L.I. 1998 Patterns of project survival and organizational support: The

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Mummy berry is one of the most important diseases of blueberry in North America ( Eck and Childers, 1966 ). The disease affects all cultivated species, including highbush ( Vaccinium corymbosum L.), lowbush ( V. angustifolium Aiton), and

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; Park et al., 2008 ; Wolverton and Wolverton, 1993 ). Although certain researchers argued that there is little relationship between indoor plants and the health complaints of indoor residents ( Kim et al., 2013 ), others have noted that indoor plant

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adapt and live meaningful lives ( Jevne et al. 1999 ). Previous research demonstrated that interactions with nature have positive effects on health and well-being ( Ulrich et al. 1991 ). Multiple studies have shown that gardening is a restorative

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, 2008 ; Morrow, 2008 ; Sager and McFarlane, 1997 ). As LED use in greenhouses is developing, the prices are expected to gradually decrease and there has been a renewed interest in the use of LEDs as a tool in greenhouse research ( Folta and Childers

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parameters to fit the growth of control trees and to reproduce a realistic relationship to pruning. The use of their framework is quite complex, making their tool impractical for educational purposes. More advanced functional–structural tree growth models

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grocery store) combined with the expense and perishable nature of fresh foods ( Goodman, 2009 ; Treiman et al., 1996 ; Wang, 2001 ). Low-income families also report eating at fast food restaurants more frequently ( Kirby et al., 1995 ). Research has

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revealed a significant relationship between cumulative free sterol gametophyte content within the reproductive event and leaf number, stem height, and stem volume as predictors ( P ≤ 0.0259). As for sterol concentration, leaf number was the only

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The first opportunity to visually assess apple tree crop potential is at bloom. The fragile and ephemeral nature of apple blossoms presents an early opportunity for adjusting crop load. Several chemicals have been evaluated as potential blossom

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treatment of the nature walk. Then, using the same items, we asked them to recall and report what they felt their perceptions were before the treatment ( Howard and Dailey 1979 ). We asked the control group the same set of knowledge questions and only to

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