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The conservation of water has become an increasingly important practice, especially in western states and throughout the state of California where competition for quality water is increasing as a result of overall population demands and the need

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public ( Kay et al., 2011 ). Collecting seeds is only the first step in establishing a palm in cultivation for beauty and conservation. The seeds must then be successfully germinated and the seedlings grown on. Substrate has been found to be crucial in

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sustainable business practices (e.g., water, electricity, or other fuel conservation or reduction of use) without characterizing the practice as sustainable. In the United States, sustainable certification programs for floriculture products are very recent

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Nevada Las Vegas Center for Urban Water Conservation in North Las Vegas, NV, from May 2016 to July 2018. A stand of 100 landscape trees was used for the study. The trees had been planted 20 years earlier on 5.2 m (north–south) by 6.2 m (east

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. Optimizing substrates for cycad propagation is a critical step in ex situ conservation efforts. Predictability of optimal substrate and watering regime relative to native habitat can help increase efficient use of limited resources for these horticulturally

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the culture of fish are shared startup, operating, and infrastructure costs; recirculating tank waste nutrient and water removal by plants, thus reducing water usage and waste discharge to the environment; and increased profit potential by

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landscape were not categorized quantitatively. Kenney et al. (2004) and more recently, Al-Kofahi et al. (2012a) showed that quantitative assessments of residential urban landscapes facilitate urban water conservation because accurate landscape water

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protocol for the in vitro propagation or conservation of N. zhejiangensis . The goal of this study was to establish an effective propagation system for the large-scale propagation of this endangered orchid. Materials and Methods Seed source and

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a continuing need for better ex situ conservation efforts and additional research focused on restoration of Ruth’s golden aster in suitable habitat ( USFWS, 2012 ). Previous ex situ conservation efforts for Ruth’s golden aster have been focused

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situ conservation measures turning selected threatened habitats into ”protected areas” or ”nature reserves” ( UNEP, 1996 ), but there are no ex situ biodiversity conservation programs such as growing native plants for landscape use. Currently in Lebanon

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