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Andrew Jeffers, Marco Palma, William E. Klingeman, Charles Hall, David Buckley, and Dean Kopsell

concept and informal interviews with green industry professionals suggest that many liner growers and buyers have their own preferences when assessing quality of the bare-root liners that they grow and buy. In addition to economic considerations, most

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Benjamin L. Campbell and Charles R. Hall

The U.S. nursery and greenhouse industry (often referred to as the Green Industry) had ≈$16.8 billion in total grower cash receipts during 2005 ( Jerardo, 2007 ). Although the Green Industry is a multibillion dollar industry that is still

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Charles R. Hall

cycle that resembles not a V, U, or W-shape, but more like a reverse-square-root symbol—an expansion that begins surprisingly briskly, then gives way to a long period of slow, less-than-stellar growth ( Auerbach and Gale, 2009 ). From a green industry

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Julie H. Campbell and Benjamin L. Campbell

In the early 2000s, green industry wholesale and retail segments were rapidly growing as the housing market expanded, thereby fueling perceived strength and stability within the industry ( Hall, 2010 ; Perez et al., 2016 ). However, the recession

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Ann Marie VanDerZanden

In the United States, both the nursery ( Hall et al., 2005 ) and landscape industries [Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), 2013a] continue to grow. Statistics from the July 2012 IBIS World market report showed that the green industry had annual

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Heidi A. Kratsch, Ruby Ward, Margaret Shao, and Larry A. Rupp

The green industry in Utah ranks fourth among the seven mountain region states in total output, employment, and value-added impacts, with an estimated $901 million in output impacts across all sectors of the industry ( Hall et al., 2005 ). Although

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Alan W. Hodges, Charles R. Hall, Marco A. Palma, and Hayk Khachatryan

The U.S. environmental horticulture industry, or green industry, is comprised of wholesale nursery, greenhouse, turfgrass sod producers, landscape design, construction and maintenance firms, and wholesale and retail distribution firms such as garden

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Joseph Krahe and Benjamin Campbell

In 2007–08, direct employment in the green industry was estimated as 1.2 million, of which almost 22% was devoted to production-related tasks ( Hodges et al., 2011 ). As noted by Posadas (2012) , laborers in the green industry “perform varied

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Alan W. Hodges, Charles R. Hall, and Marco A. Palma

The U.S. environmental horticulture industry, also known as the “green industry,” is comprised of wholesale nursery, greenhouse, and turfgrass sod growers; landscape service firms such as architects, designers/builders, contractors, and maintenance

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Robert F. Brzuszek and Richard L. Harkess

region and what are the best ways of fostering its growth? The objective of this study was to understand how green industry professionals view the opportunities and constraints of the current southeastern native plant market, and to synthesize the