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Joyce L. Merritt, Ellen Dickstein, Robert S. Johnson, Michael Ward, Robert J. Balaam, Carrie L. Harmon, Philip F. Harmon, G. Shad Ali, Aaron J. Palmateer, Timothy Schubert and Ariena H.C. van Bruggen

that ship ornamental plants throughout the United States and other countries, including Canada. The value of ornamental plants exported from Florida to Canada was ≈$77 million in 2010 ( USDA-FAS, 2011 ). Thus, Florida has the potential to be a major

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Benjamin L. Campbell, Isabelle Lesschaeve, Amy J. Bowen, Stephen R. Onufrey and Howard Moskowitz

, other factors are most likely playing a role in the consumer's purchase decision. Therefore, understanding the key factors that drive the purchase decision for Canadian produce consumers is essential. The main objective of our research was to identify

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Shuyang Zhen, Stephanie E. Burnett, Michael E. Day and Marc W. van Iersel

used in greenhouse and nursery container plant production [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2013 ]. Canadian columbine ( Aquilegia canadensis ‘Pink Lanterns’) and cheddar pink ( Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Bath’s Pink’) are popular herbaceous

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Claude Richer, Lynn M. Collicutt, Campbell G. Davidson, Larry Dyck and Caroline Lafond

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has developed a new line of rose cultivars called the Canadian Artists™ cultivar group. This new series is similar to the well-known Parkland and Explorer rose cultivar groups ( Richer and Davidson, 2004

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Claude Richer, Caroline Lafond and Campbell Davidson

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has developed a new cultivar grouping of roses called the Canadian Artist Cultivar group ( Richer and Davidson, 2004 ). This new series is similar to the well-known Parkland and Explorer rose Cultivar groups

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David Wees, Philippe Seguin, Josée Boisclair and Chloé Gendre

90% of production is concentrated in the southeastern United States (mainly North Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana) and in California [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2011a]. Thus, most sweetpotatoes consumed in Canada and the northern tier

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Janet F.M. Rippy and Paul V. Nelson

. By definition, bogs are not influenced by water that is in contact with mineral soils. Rather, the moisture in a bog is derived solely from precipitation; thus, bog vegetation is ombrotrophic ( Horton et al., 1979 ). Across Canada, trophic gradients

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R. Karina Gallardo, Qi Zhang, Michael Dossett, James J. Polashock, Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Nicholi Vorsa, Patrick P. Edger, Hamid Ashrafi, Ebrahiem Babiker, Chad E. Finn and Massimo Iorizzo

and accelerate the development of improved cultivars. This study identifies breeding trait priorities in the U.S. and Canadian highbush blueberry industries. The primary focus of blueberry breeding programs in the United States is to improve two types

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Erin Agro and Youbin Zheng

Over the last 30 years, there has been a growing trend of intensified nursery production within Canada ( Deliotte and Touche LLP, 2009 ). Containerized plant production is a major contributor to this intensification, because it allows for greater

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Michael T. Tesfaendrias, Mary Ruth McDonald and Jon Warland

economic activity in production and processing industries, which provide more than 4300 jobs ( Keene and Mitchell, 2010 ). Similarly, Ontario has more than 50% of the cultivated area for vegetables in Canada with a farm gate value of more than Canadian $245