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Bridget K. Behe, Jennifer H. Dennis, Charles R. Hall, Alan W. Hodges and Robin G. Brumfield

evergreens ($839 mn), deciduous shrubs ($648 mn), deciduous flowering trees ($584 mn), and evergreen conifers ($562 mn). Floriculture crop production was valued at $4 bn wholesale in 2006, a slight decrease from production value in 2005 ( USDA, National Ag

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Jason J. Danaher, Jeremy M. Pickens, Jeffrey L. Sibley, Jesse A. Chappell, Terrill R. Hanson and Claude E. Boyd

amendment in commercially available substrates and proved to be beneficial to container-grown petunias. In addition, aquaponic production of floriculture crops is possible using the solids fraction of AE. These results can expand upon traditional aquaponic

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Dharmalingam S. Pitchay, Jonathan M. Frantz, James C. Locke, Charles R. Krause and George C. J. Fernandez

sensitive to both extremes of N form will generate more information for N use efficiency. Additional tests should be done to determine the direct versus indirect effects of elevated N on floricultural crops to see if elevated N primarily caused the growth

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Yuqi Li and Neil S. Mattson

chlorotic pear trees J. Plant Nutr. 20 1457 1463 Raviv, M. 2013 Composts in growing media: What’s new and what’s next? Acta Hort. 982 39 52 U.S. Department of Agriculture 2014 Floriculture crops 2013 summary. U.S. Dept. Agr., Natl. Agr. Stat. Serv

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Jennifer K. Boldt, James C. Locke and James E. Altland

-produced ornamental sunflowers HortScience 43 236 239 Kamenidou, S. Cavins, T.J. Marek, S. 2010 Silicon supplements affect floricultural quality traits and elemental nutrient concentrations of greenhouse produced gerbera Scientia Hort. 123 390 394 LeBude, A

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Roy A. Larson

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Jennifer H. Dennis, Roberto G. Lopez, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Chengyan Yue and Benjamin L. Campbell

stems, including broadleaf and coniferous evergreens, deciduous shade and flowering trees, deciduous shrubs, cut and live Christmas trees, propagation material, or lining out stock ( USDA National Ag. Statistics Service, 2007 ). Floriculture crops such

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Iftikhar Ahmad, John M. Dole, M. Aslam Khan, M. Qasim, Tanveer Ahmad and A.S. Khan

The rose is one of the leading cut flowers in the global floriculture trade and is used at almost every event in both local and international markets. The major rose-producing countries of the world include The Netherlands, Colombia, Kenya, Israel

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Paul R. Fantz and Paul Nelson

Tahitian bridal veil traditionally has been assigned the scientific name of Tradescentia multiflora (or Tradescentia multifoila in the floricultural industry. Hortus Third lacks the name Tahitian bridal veil. Other references also lack this vernacular name or assign this plant either to Tripogandra or Gibasis as G. geniculata or G. pellucida. Thus, modern literature references suggest three potential scientific names. Plants of Tahitian bridal veil were examined morphologically. A description was prepared and compared to literature descriptions of the taxa involved. Results indicated that Tahitian bridal veil was misidentified at least twice by earlier authors and that the correct name for Tahitian bridal veil is G. pellucida.

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Christopher J. Currey, Kenneth G. McCabe and Kellie J. Walters

In 2015, the wholesale value of floriculture crops for the top 15 producing states was $4.37 billion USD ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2016 ). Of that total value, annual bedding and garden plants were the most valuable sector, valued at $1