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Alicia L. Rihn, Chengyan Yue, Charles Hall and Bridget K. Behe

/absence of a guarantee on cut flower arrangements. The advantages of using choice experiments include flexibility (in terms of experimental design and number of attributes), the ability to gain information on consumer-purchasing behavior, and the capability

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Hui-Shan Chan, Hui-Ying Chu and Mei-Fang Chen

wholesale markets according to the Taiwan Agriculture and Food Agency (2017) . The shapes of flower arrangement materials can be approximately categorized as mass or rounded shapes, spiky or linear shapes, spray or filler shapes, and form shapes ( Culbert

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Min-Jung Lee

al., 1995 ; Roberts et al., 1996 ). This study aimed to investigate the effect of indoor horticultural activities, such as pressing flowers, planting, creating flower arrangements, and making topiaries, on the ANS and cortisol density of mentally

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Sin-Ae Park, Sae-Room Oh, Kwan-Suk Lee and Ki-Cheol Son

the biomechanics of human or animal movement ( Bolgla and Uhl, 2007 ; De Luca, 1997 ). In a previous study, muscle activation for the motions of flower arrangements such as cutting, bending, and winding were analyzed by EMG ( Lee et al., 2012

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Yuan-Tsung Chang, Der-Ming Yeh and Wen-Ju Yang

Statice [ Limonium sinuatum (L.) Mill.] is commercially grown as a cut-flower crop and used for both fresh and dry flower arrangements. Exposure to low temperatures at 11 ± 2 °C at the seedling stage promotes flowering. Vernalization requirements

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Zong-zhe Wan, Ya-nan Li, Xin-yu Qi, Dan Wang and Ling Wang

regular irrigation followed by weed control to assist in the proper establishment of the new plants. Recommendation I. sanguinea ‘Hanxu’ is an ideal compact flowering plant for garden landscapes. Its flowers and leaves are also suitable for flower

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Ming-Chung Liu and Der-Ming Yeh

flower arrangements in a variety of creative ways. The development and characteristics of a new double-flowered cultivar, T.S.S. No.1-Pink Pearl, is described below. Origin The amaryllis breeding project at the Taiwan Seed Improvement and Propagation

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Horticultural Activities Relieve Stress Lee (p. 971) found that pressing flowers, planting, creating flower arrangements, and making topiaries provided stress relief to mentally challenged people. Pressing flowers and planting improved autonomic

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Ling Wang, Yu-jia Liu, Nai-xin Liu, Yue Gong, Ya-nan Li and Jing-hong Wang

outside in Harbin, China. Habit and Application ‘White Skirt’ prefers full sunlight and a moist environment. It can be used in urban landscaping and flower arrangements, and has great market potential. It also can be planted next to the aquatic landscapes

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Xiuli Shen, Guochen Yang and Zhongge (Cindy) Lu

graceful arching stem with handsome elliptical, glossy, thick, waxy, bright green, evergreen foliage ( Fig. 1A ), which makes for a permanent attraction in any garden and is also very popular in the flower arrangement industry ( Naghi and Dahkaei, 2009