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Valéria Santos Cavalcante, Renato de Mello Prado, Ricardo de Lima Vasconcelos, Hilário Júnior de Almeida and Thais Ramos da Silva

and plant evaluations. Watermelon seedlings 22 d after emergence were transplanted into polypropylene pots (2.5 dm 3 ) containing a complete nutrient solution prepared with deionized water, nutrient solution composition: 136.09 g·L −1 KH 2 PO 4 , 101

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Gabriele Gusmini, Luis A. Rivera-Burgos and Todd C. Wehner

greenhouse tests. Also, there was variation among single plants of pure-line cultivars. For example, ‘Charleston Gray’ varied from a rating of 4 to a rating of 8 among seven plants evaluated ( Gusmini et al., 2005 ). Clear genetics ratios are fundamental to

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Germán V. Sandoya, Krishna Subbarao and Ryan Hayes

was rated on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 = very soft head, 2 = semisoft head, 3 = harvestable head that compresses slightly under pressure, 4 = very firm head, and 5 = head splitting open. Root discoloration (RD) was evaluated using the same plants

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Julie Guckenberger Price, Stephen A. Watts, Amy N. Wright, Robert W. Peters and Jason T. Kirby

overwintering, prior irrigation was not significant in determining overwintering success (survival rates following winter). However, lower winter temperatures likely affected wintertime survival. Particularly, all ice plants evaluated were poor over winter

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Mary Hockenberry Meyer, Stan Hokanson, Susan Galatowitsch and James Luby

-year evaluations can lead to publications and advance knowledge of plant hardiness and suitability of new plants for landscape plantings. Curatorial or research staff, along with gardeners, should summarize and publish their findings from annual plant evaluations

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Neil C. Bell and James Altland

periods, but that are lacking in cold hardiness. If foliage quality, length of bloom time, and hardiness are considered simultaneously, then a few of the plants evaluated are superior to the others. Many of these have a low, spreading or a mounding habit

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Yiqun Weng, Shanna Johnson, Jack E. Staub and Sanwen Huang

. Plants possessing main stems that ended in a flower cluster were classified as determinate. Likewise, plants were classified as little or standard leaf type when compared with parental lines by visual examination. Plant evaluations for leaf size and

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Thomas H. Yeager, Joseph K. von Merveldt and Claudia A. Larsen

practices ( Yeager et al., 2007 ) and thus should not be new production strategies for growers changing from ground or surface water to reclaimed water sources. In other plant evaluations we have conducted, the EC of reclaimed water processed according to

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Rosanna Freyre and Sandra B. Wilson

of the 15 plants evaluated, sixth and first for flowering, and first and fifth for fruiting, respectively. A few fruits were observed in R10-105-Q54 after the completion of the study (after 15 weeks). In the poly house in Gainesville, there were

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Winston Elibox and Pathmanathan Umaharan

, female parent, and midparent values from Expt. 2. cv within each individual family and average cv within and between progeny families were determined as described before. The frequency histogram of productivity values for the 840 progeny plants