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Susan S. Barton, Rebecca S. Pineo and Leslie Carter

University campuses provide an excellent opportunity to research and demonstrate sustainable landscape practices. Most campuses include significant land resources, a variety of building types, and diverse plantings. University campuses must be

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Tanya J. Hall, Roberto G. Lopez, Maria I. Marshall and Jennifer H. Dennis

, thus spurring discussions about sustainable floriculture production ( Botts, 2007 ; Krug et al., 2008 ; Stewart, 2007 ). A definition for sustainable floriculture production has been developed by the Floriculture Sustainability Research Coalition

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Kristen A. Saksa, Thomas W. Ilvento and Susan S. Barton

Sustainable landscapes include design, construction, operations, and maintenance practices that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs ( Sustainable Sites Initiative, 2009

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Tanya J. Hall, Jennifer H. Dennis, Roberto G. Lopez and Maria I. Marshall

produce floriculture crops can cause a greenhouse operation to negatively affect the environment, thus spurring discussions about sustainability in the floriculture industry ( Krug et al., 2008 ; Stewart, 2007 ). The Floriculture Sustainability Research

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Jennifer H. Dennis, Roberto G. Lopez, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Chengyan Yue and Benjamin L. Campbell

) reported production practices of 2484 U.S. nursery firms as of 2005. Although sustainable production practices were not explicitly asked, several questions indicated some early adoption of them, especially for pest management decisions. One-third to one

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R.K. Striegler, M.A. Mayse, U. O'Keefe and D.R. Wineman

165 ORAL SESSION 49 (Abstr. 363–370) Sustainable Agriculture/Cross-commodity

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Kent D. Kobayashi, Theodore J.K. Radovich and Brooke E. Moreno

We are seeing increasing interest in trade and popular media about the environmental degradation from agriculture. Policy makers, educators, students, and the public are concerned about the environment, food safety, and sustainable agriculture

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S. Sansavini

165 ORAL SESSION 49 (Abstr. 363–370) Sustainable Agriculture/Cross-commodity

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Kathryn E. Brunson, Sharad C. Phatak, C. Robert Stark Jr. and Michael E. Wetzstein

79 POSTER SESSION 11 (Abstr. 622-634A) Sustainable Agriculture: Culture and Management

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Baldev Lamba and Grace Chapman

-on education, the integration of landscape design and horticulture, and the mission of advocating sustainability. Increased student interest in sustainability coupled with societal awareness and the evolving public policy commitment to green design has