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As positive effects of contact with nature are known, studies have evaluated the influence of plant arrangement or natural landscapes in workplaces and working environments ( Chang and Chen, 2005 ; Tennessen and Cimprich, 1995 ). Asaumi (1995a

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equivalent to herbivore density ( Björkman et al., 2008 ). The focus of our study was to examine the relationship between BVW egg density and damage to cranberry roots and its association with plant desiccation and vine growth. Materials and Methods Planting

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through collaborative research among plant breeders, nutritionists, and health researchers. Food and nutritional sciences/postharvest physiology. The seasonal nature and short shelf life of fruits and vegetables limit the consumption of fresh produce

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review of key studies, discussion of potential applications, and posing of open questions follows. For more information on plant responses to light quality, see the reviews by Devlin et al. (2007) and Folta and Childers (2008) . EARLY TESTING AND

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which contribute to ‘leggy’ plants may also provide insight toward the use of light as a nonchemical plant growth regulator, which has been of growing interest in ornamental horticulture ( Folta and Childers, 2008 ). Bedding plants, especially flowering

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used post hoc pairwise comparison (Student-Newman-Keuls tests) to determine whether differences among specific cultivars and specific growing conditions were significant (α = 0.05). To further analyze the relationship between consumer acceptability and

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nationally (Stark Brothers Nurseries, John Lewis Childs, W.A. Atlee Burpee Co.) and internationally (J.M. Rutland, Victoria, Australia) ( Howard, 1945 ; Smith, 2009 ). The highest bidder earned exclusive rights as a propagator, distributor, or retailer to

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in human health, well-being, and nature have recently increased. Humans feel an instinctive preference for nature, and Orians’ Savannah theory and Wilson’s biophilia hypothesis support this ( Orians, 1986 ; Wilson, 1984 ). Ulrich (1983) reported

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production, reduced fruit drop, and delayed fruit ripening in apples ( Autio and Bramlage, 1982 ; Bangerth, 1978 ; Bramlage et al., 1980 ; Child et al., 1984 ; Greene and Schupp, 2004 ; Halder-Doll and Bangerth, 1987 ; Salas et al., 2011 ; Schupp and

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. Specifically, contributions include the use of real lawn fertilizer brand options to assess brand choice, an in-depth analysis of the relationship between important value-added attributes and brand choice, and an assessment of the relationship between retail

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