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Tim D. Davis, Eric M. Bost, and Carmen N. Byce

Myanmar (formally known as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and still referred to as Burma by the United States, the name by which the country was known before its renaming in 1989) is the 25th most populous country in the world ( World Bank

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Derek W. Barchenger, Khin Thandar, Thain Gi Myint, Tran Ngoc Hung, Nguyen Quoc Hung, Shih-wen Lin, Yen-wei Wang, and Tsung-han Lin

; and multiple disease resistance are the key breeding goals in tropical and subtropical Asia ( Barchenger et al., 2018 ). Agriculture is an important component of the Myanmar economy, and horticultural production provides an opportunity for fostering

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Brent Rowell and Mar Lar Soe

States before beginning work with IDE in Myanmar (IDE, Denver, CO) in 2006, the senior author understood firsthand drip’s benefits after numerous demonstrations and trials with small commercial vegetable farmers in Kentucky ( Rowell, 1999 ). Given this

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Brent Rowell and Mar Lar Soe

On-farm trials and demonstrations of low-cost drip irrigation systems for fruits, flowers, and vegetables were carried out with hundreds of farmer cooperators by the nonprofit organization Proximity Designs (Yangon, Myanmar) from 2007 to 2009 before

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Jessica D. Lubell and Mark H. Brand

, Besse Howells, Burma, Cary’s Red, Firestorm, Francesca, Henry’s Red, Low Red Frilled, and Nova Zembla ( Table 1 ) were obtained from nurseries and potted into trade no.3 containers using a growth medium composed of four parts of aged pine bark (Fafard

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Jiang-Chong Wu, Jing Yang, Zhi-Jian Gu, and Yan-Ping Zhang

introduced from Bangalore (India) and Pakokku (Myanmar). Leaf samples were collected from one-year-old plants with both germplasms in a small experimental population domesticated at Yuanjiang County in Yunnan Province, China (23°32.580′ N, 102°03.350′ E

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Xue-qin Wang, Yuan Huang, and Chun-lin Long

colorful flowers ( Min, 1984 ). Rhododendron decorum belongs to subgenus Hymenanthes . It is a beautiful evergreen shrub or small tree, commonly distributed in southwest China and northeast Myanmar ( Fang et al., 2005 ). Its flower is a favorite edible

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Sheng-Xi Liao, Xian-Jie Mi, Ai-Zhong Liu, Kun Li, Zhen-Yin Yang, and Bo Tian

family Cupressaceae. The Chinese Incense-cedar is native to southwest China and also in northern Vietnam, northern Laos, extreme northern Thailand, and northeastern Myanmar. It is a medium-sized tree to 25 to 35 m tall and trunk up to 2-m diameter with

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Narinder P.S. Dhillon, Supannika Sanguansil, Supornpun Srimat, Roland Schafleitner, B. Manjunath, Parag Agarwal, Qu Xiang, Mohammed Abu Taher Masud, Thaingi Myint, Ngo Thi Hanh, Tran Kim Cuong, Conrado H. Balatero, Venus Salutan-Bautista, Michel Pitrat, Aleš Lebeda, and James D. McCreight

potential of two of the lines in Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Bangladesh in 2016, to assess their horticultural value as sources of CPM resistance. Materials and Methods Germplasm and field test sites. Five bitter gourd CPM-resistant inbred lines and a

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Khin San Wai and Steven E. Newman

1 Graduate Student. Current address: Horticulture Division, Agricultural Research Institute, Yeagin, Pyinmana, Burma (Myanmar). 2 Associate Professor, to whom reprint requests should be addressed. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry