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; Smittle and Miller, 1988 ). However, a number of new cultivars have been released since these studies were undertaken and little work has been done to optimize the postharvest keeping quality of ‘Elliott’ blueberry fruit, the latest-ripening cultivar grown

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longer than in states located in more northern latitudes. Diploid or seeded watermelons were the only type of watermelons commercially marketed until the 1980s, and fruit averaged at least 20 lb. Seeded “ice box” melon cultivars, such as Mickylee and

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desire is to have ornamental plants with truer red color ( Behe et al., 1997 , 1999 ). One objective of this study was to evaluate flower color among H1 category, red-flowering rhododendron cultivars to identify those cultivars that produce the reddest

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collard cultivars are available that vary in phenotypic characteristics, tolerance to disease and environmental conditions, and tendency to exhibit nutritional disorders ( Dufault et al., 1992 ; Farnham and Garrett, 1996 ; Farnham et al., 2001 ; Johnson

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Numerous options are available when selecting cultivars. It is not uncommon for a cultivar to perform well in one region or state and poorly in another. This can make selection time-consuming and leave growers unsure about how new cultivars will

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, which contributed about one-third of Canada’s commercial juneberry acreage ( Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, 2010 ). In North Dakota, large-scale juneberry plantings have not been explored. Many juneberry cultivars were selected by Canadian

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The classic American juice-grape cultivar Concord was developed in the mid-1800s in Massachusetts ( Cahoon, 1986 ; Schofield, 1988 ). Its parentage is predominantly the wild northern fox grape ( Vitis labrusca ), but one male grandparent was the

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value of $14,148,101. About a third of these farms (53) grow squash on over 170 acres. This places Pennsylvania seventh in the nation in number of organic farms growing squash. Winter squash cultivars have not been evaluated for a number of years in the

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This paper is a portion of a thesis submitted by Orion Grimmer in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Master of Science degree. We thank Fred Kolb for supplying many of the oat cultivars. Mention of a trademark, proprietary product, or

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Each year a wide variety of new cultivars and species are evaluated in the National Cut Flower Trial Programs administered by North Carolina State University and the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers. These new cultivars are tested at

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