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Alicia Rihn, Hayk Khachatryan, Benjamin Campbell, Charles Hall, and Bridget Behe

Indoor foliage plant production has been an important industry in Florida since 1912, when Boston ferns ( Nephrolepis exaltata L.) were first mass produced there ( Mitchell, 2008 ; USDA-NASS, 2012 ). In 2009, Florida produced 72% of the United

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Seon-Ok Kim, Yun-Ah Oh, and Sin-Ae Park

results of EEG and subjective evaluations of emotions under green visual stimuli revealed improved concentration and psychological relaxation in elementary school students when they looked at real foliage plants compared with other visual stimuli ( Oh et

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Alicain S. Carlson, John M. Dole, and Brian E. Whipker

lily drenched with paclobutrazol at 0.5 mg per 6.5-inch (16.51 cm) pot. A plant was determined to be marketable if it reached anthesis with flowers and foliage that were at least 10 cm (3.9 inches) tall, had no inflorescence or foliage abnormalities

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Andrew J. Macnish, Ria T. Leonard, and Terril A. Nell

Potted foliage plants are high-value ornamental commodities used to decorate indoor and patio environments. In the United States, the wholesale value of potted foliage plant production was $498 million in 2010 ( USDA, 2011 ). Popular genera include

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Lyn A. Gettys and William T. Haller

; Koschnick et al., 2005a , 2005b ; Mudge et al., 2007 ; Mudge and Haller, 2009 ), but little is known regarding the effects of bispyribac-sodium, quinclorac, topramezone, and trifloxysulfuron on foliage plants. Homeowners living adjacent to canals and

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Robert H. Stamps, Seenivasan Natarajan, Lawrence R. Parsons, and Jianjun Chen

Foliage plants are extensively used in interior and outdoor landscaping as a result of their diverse forms, attractive colors, and textures. The value of foliage plant production in the United States was $401 million at wholesale in 2009 ( USDA

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Seong-Hyun Park and Richard H. Mattson

(B) foliage and flowering plants. The rooms, which were located on the same floor and the same side of the building, were identical except for the presence or absence of plants. The combinations of plants used in each room were identical. Room B

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Sin-Ae Park, Chorong Song, Ji-Young Choi, Ki-Cheol Son, and Yoshifumi Miyazaki

prefrontal cortex of the brain ( Jöbsis, 1977 ; Perrey, 2008 ). The biological effects of viewing foliage plants on the wellbeing of individuals are not well understood. Because of the advantages of using NIRS to assess brain activity, the objective of this

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Qiansheng Li, Jianjun Chen, Russell D. Caldwell, and Min Deng

for bedding ( Klock-Moore, 1997 ; Moore, 2005 ), landscape ( Beeson, 1996 ; Fitzpatrick, 2001 ), and foliage plant production ( Chen et al., 2002 , 2003 ; Conover and Poole, 1990 ; Fitzpatrick et al., 1998 ), as well as the use of coconut coir for

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Jianjun Chen and Richard J. Henny

This research was supported by the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, and approved for publication as journal series R-09256. The authors appreciate Butler's Nursery, Miami, Fla., for providing initial plant materials used in this