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Eduardo D. Munaiz and Michael J. Havey

, alkanes, and ketones ( Samuels et al., 2008 ). Wax coverage and composition are important for biotic interactions providing stimuli that attract or repel insects ( Eigenbrode and Espelie, 1995 ). The glossy phenotype of onion has light-green leaf color

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Jongtae Lee, Byeonggyu Min, Heedae Kim, Juyeon Kim, Young-Seok Kwon and George E. Boyhan

Bulb onion is one of the most consumed vegetable in South Korea ( Statistics Korea, 2018 ). In recent years, the overall onion-producing area has been increasing due to the increasing awareness of the health benefits of onions as well as the

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Rebecca Grube Sideman, Amanda Brown, Ruth Hazzard and Heather Bryant

Onion bulb formation is triggered by continued exposure to long days, and cultivars vary in the daylength required to initiate bulbing ( Brewster, 2008 ). The daylength required is ≈16 h for long-day, 13–14 h for intermediate-day, and 11–12 h for

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Parminder S. Multani, Christopher S. Cramer, Robert L. Steiner and Rebecca Creamer

Iris yellow spot virus (IYSV) infects several crops of commercial importance with the most damage being observed on onion ( Allium cepa L.) ( Cortês et al., 1998 ; Gera et al., 1998 ). IYSV has been confirmed in 15 countries ( Gent et al., 2006

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Dan Drost, Rich Koenig and Terry Tindall

Utah Agricultural Experiment Station Journal no. 7370. The willingness of Morgan Reeder of Mountain View Acres and Blake Norman of Norman Farms to use their commercial onion fields is greatly appreciated.

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M.J. Havey and O.H. Bark

the orchid chloroplast clones and to Joe Corgan (New Mexico State Univ.), Rick Jones (Asgrow), Ivan Miller (SunSeeds), and Leonard Pike (Texas A&M Univ.) for onion seed and helpful discussions. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by

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Marilyn H.Y. Hovius and Irwin L. Goldman

, Ontario, Canada) and to Scott Hendricks (Seminis Vegetable Seed, Woodland, Calif.) for their assistance with the field trials and to Scott Hendricks for supplying the onion seed. Thank you to Brian Yandell (University of Wisconsin, Departments of

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Christopher S. Cramer

The New Mexico State Univ. Agricultural Experiment Station announces the release of ‘NuMex Whisper’ onion ( Allium cepa L.). ‘NuMex Whisper’ is an open-pollinated, single-centered, late-maturing, intermediate-day, yellow skin onion cultivar for

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Clinton C. Shock, Joey K. Ishida, Eric P. Eldredge and Majid Seddigh

Funds used for this study were provided in part by the Oregon State Univ. Experiment Station, Project 304. Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station Tech. Paper 11464. Financial support from the Idaho Eastern-Oregon Onion Research Committee

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Christopher S. Cramer

The New Mexico State University (NMSU) Agricultural Experiment Station announces the release of ‘NuMex Silhouette’ onion ( Allium cepa L.). ‘NuMex Silhouette’ is an open-pollinated, late-maturing, short-day, onion cultivar with red-colored dry