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Rina Kamenetsky, Idit London Shafir, Hanita Zemah, Amalia Barzilay, and H.D. Rabinowitch

This study was performed in the framework of the EU project “Garlic and Health, The development of high quality garlic and its influence on biomarkers of atherosclerosis and cancer in humans for disease prevention” (QLK1-CT-1999-00498).

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Job Teixeira de Oliveira, Rubens Alves de Oliveira, Fernando França da Cunha, Isabela da Silva Ribeiro, Lucas Allan Almeida Oliveira, and Paulo Eduardo Teodoro

Garlic is a horticultural crop consumed worldwide for its flavor and nutraceutical properties. Annual global garlic production in 2015 and 2016 was 26 to 27 million tons grown on ≈1.5 million ha in several countries with different climates ( Faostat

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Zachary D. Small, James D. McCurdy, Erick D. Begitschke, and Michael P. Richard

Wild garlic, a plant native to Europe, is a troublesome turfgrass weed throughout the southeastern United States. A member of the lily family ( Liliaceae ), the dark green color of this plant stands out among warm-season turfgrass species during

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Gayle M. Volk, Kate E. Rotindo, and Walter Lyons

of Leigh Towill, Liv Lyons, and Nick Rotindo for performing quality evaluations. We thank Larry Hanson at ConAgra Foods, Inc., for garlic bulbs. These studies were funded in part by the Colorado State University Specialty Crops Program.

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Leland E. Francois

I thank Edward Kurtz and the American Dehydrated Onion and Garlic Association for technical advice, Basic Vegetables Products for donating the garlic seed cloves and the solids analyses, and Donald Layfield for elemental analysis of the

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Job Teixeira de Oliveira, Rubens Alves de Oliveira, Domingos Sarvio Magalhães Valente, Isabela da Silva Ribeiro, and Paulo Eduardo Teodoro

Garlic ( Allium sativum L.) is an essential vegetable in human food, and its production chain is a source of job and income generation for the producer. Garlic plant variables, such as total plant mass, floral tassel length, leaf length, leaf width

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Job Teixeira de Oliveira, Rubens Alves de Oliveira, Lucas Allan Almeida Oliveira, Paulo Teodoro, and Rafael Montanari

Garlic ( Allium sativum L.) is grown in practically the entire national territory and is recognized as an excellent source of proteins, vitamins, minerals, and fibers that nourish and reduce the incidence of diseases, besides being a food component

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Clydette Alsup-Egbers, Patrick Byers, Kelly McGowan, Pamela B. Trewatha, and William E. McClain

Garlic ( Allium sativum ) is one of the 20 most important vegetables in the world, with an annual production of ≈25 million tonnes ( World Atlas, 2017 ). Garlic is thought to have originated in an area from China to India to Egypt to the Ukraine ( U

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Lara Abou Chehade, Marco Fontanelli, Luisa Martelloni, Christian Frasconi, Michele Raffaelli, and Andrea Peruzzi

Garlic is a minor crop in Italy and is produced on more than 3400 ha ( Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, 2017 ). Many regions of Italy have production areas characterized by typical cultivars. Some of these areas are mountainous and the agricultural

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Michael J. Havey and Yul-Kyun Ahn

Garlic is cultivated worldwide and widely used for culinary purposes. As garlic cultivation spread from its origin in central Asia ( Takagi, 1990 ) across the globe, this asexually propagated plant was selected for diverse production environments