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the pathogen is more active and trees are less able to heal wounds caused by chemical treatments and handling. Extension Survey to Determine the Needs of Utah's Green Industry Green industries in many states are service- rather than production

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Genhua Niu, Raul I. Cabrera, Terri W. Starman and Charles R. Hall

water quality issues are getting worse over time and are significantly affecting the future of green industries (greenhouse, nursery, landscape). Water conservation can be achieved by irrigating greenhouse and nursery crops, and landscape plantings with

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affected than small or medium-size trees. The ultrasonic system rapidly identified missing trees and estimated partial tree canopy volume loss. Fast-growing Green Industry impacts U.S. economy The U.S. environmental horticulture industry (Green Industry

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marketing opportunities. DeVetter et al. (p. 796) summarize these differences and highlight both the opportunities and challenges that this industry faces. Green Industry Continues Large Contributions to U.S. Economy The green industry contributed $196

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S. Christopher Marble and Todd P. West

education ( Rich et al., 2011 ) and has been shown to be effective at reaching green industry professionals ( VanDerZanden, 2013a , 2013b ). Extension professionals need to increase multistate collaboration to address current fiscal challenges and take

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John D. Lea-Cox, Cindy Zhao, David S. Ross, Theodore E. Bilderback, J. Roger Harris, Susan D. Day, Chuanxue Hong, Thomas H. Yeager, Richard C. Beeson Jr, William L. Bauerle, Andrew G. Ristvey, Mary Lorscheider, Sarah Dickinson and John M. Ruter

organizations for many years ( Beeson et al., 2004 ). Prompted by a mutual concern over water supplies, four diverse green industry associations, namely, the American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA), the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the

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Benedict C. Posadas, Patricia R. Knight, Christine E.H. Coker, Randal Y. Coker and Scott A. Langlois

Hodges et al. (2011) showed that the total economic impact of the U.S. green industry reached $175.26 billion representing ≈0.76% of the national gross domestic product in 2007. The U.S. green industry generated a total employment impact of 1.95 million

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Xuan Wu, Shuyin Liang and David H. Byrne

growers ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2015 ). According to the Green Industry Research Consortium National Survey, roses accounted for 3% of overall sales from 18 different horticultural production crop categories of the industry worth $25.9 billion

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Tina M. Waliczek, Dave Byrne and Don Holeman

1808 growers ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2015 ). According to the Green Industry Research Consortium National Survey ( Green Industry Research Consortium, 2013 ), roses contributed 3% of overall sales among 18 horticultural production crop

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Charles R. Hall and Dewayne L. Ingram

Many current economic trends and driving forces point to the fact that the green industry is in a period of hypercompetitive rivalry with consumer demand exhibiting characteristics of being in the mature stage of the industry life cycle ( Hall, 2010