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The human relationship with nature is profoundly complex ( Heynen et al., 2006 ; Jackson, 2003 ; Kahn, 2005 ; Kellert, 2004 ; Kibert, 1999 ; Miller, 2005 ) and therefore difficult to understand. However, extraordinary psychological, ecological

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,” “kid-sized,” and “kid-friendly.” Despite these slogans, no consumer studies have been published on children’s liking of mandarins in California. This study set out to characterize the sensory preferences of adult and child consumers living in the Davis

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The relationship between plants and human health has been and continues to be of great concern for humankind based on both diet and medicinal uses. In this article, we present and analyze images and associated text of an illustrated manuscript from

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Mummy berry is one of the most important diseases of blueberry in North America ( Eck and Childers, 1966 ). The disease affects all cultivated species, including highbush ( Vaccinium corymbosum L.), lowbush ( V. angustifolium Aiton), and

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, 2008 ; Morrow, 2008 ; Sager and McFarlane, 1997 ). As LED use in greenhouses is developing, the prices are expected to gradually decrease and there has been a renewed interest in the use of LEDs as a tool in greenhouse research ( Folta and Childers

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revealed a significant relationship between cumulative free sterol gametophyte content within the reproductive event and leaf number, stem height, and stem volume as predictors ( P ≤ 0.0259). As for sterol concentration, leaf number was the only

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The first opportunity to visually assess apple tree crop potential is at bloom. The fragile and ephemeral nature of apple blossoms presents an early opportunity for adjusting crop load. Several chemicals have been evaluated as potential blossom

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As positive effects of contact with nature are known, studies have evaluated the influence of plant arrangement or natural landscapes in workplaces and working environments ( Chang and Chen, 2005 ; Tennessen and Cimprich, 1995 ). Asaumi (1995a

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equivalent to herbivore density ( Björkman et al., 2008 ). The focus of our study was to examine the relationship between BVW egg density and damage to cranberry roots and its association with plant desiccation and vine growth. Materials and Methods Planting

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through collaborative research among plant breeders, nutritionists, and health researchers. Food and nutritional sciences/postharvest physiology. The seasonal nature and short shelf life of fruits and vegetables limit the consumption of fresh produce

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