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Killian Melsen, Mark van de Wouw, and Ryan Contreras

directed modification of plant DNA, their use has been very limited in ornamental plant breeding for a few reasons. First, there is comparatively little knowledge of procedures for the transformation and regeneration of many ornamental species, and many

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Rosanna Freyre

Oral Session 6—Ornamental Plant Breeding Moderator: Daniel F. Warnock 18 July 2005, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Room 107

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Neil O. Anderson and Richard T. Olsen

’s breeding endeavors; ( B ) winnowing and bagging seed from the season’s collection—large quantities were often open-pollinated; ( C ) a display of the Luther Burbank Experiment Forms of ornamental plants by Stark Brothers’ Nurseries, which purchased most of

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Amanda J. Hershberger, David A. Knauft, and Carol D. Robacker

landscape setting. Information generated in this study will be helpful in developing selection strategies in a Vitex breeding program and could potentially be applied to other ornamental breeding programs. Literature Cited Antonovics, J. 1976 The nature of

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Henry M. Donselman

86 WORKSHOP 8 (Abstr. 936) Breeding Tropical Ornamentals

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James N. Moore, Roy C. Rom, Stanley A. Brown, and Gerald L. Klingaman

Floriculture & Ornamentals

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Kim D. Bowman

‘Weeping Dragon’ is a new ornamental citrus cultivar released 30 June 2016 ( Bowman, 2016 ) by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The major positive attributes of this unique ornamental citrus scion are the

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Wen-ji Xu, Feng-yang Yu, Qing-xiang Jia, Gang-jun Luo, and Xiao-ying Bi

( Luo et al., 2016 ). Iris dichotoma and Iris domestica are native to China, flower in the summer, and exhibit strong tolerance to drought, cold, and barren ( Ruan et al., 2017 ). The newly purple-colored (RHS N82A) ornamental iris cultivar ‘Sweet

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Chong Wang, Yang Song, Mingqian Wang, Jiajun Lei, Li Xue, and Shizhong He

ornamental pot plants, with tremendous economic value worldwide for nearly a century ( Rourke, 2002 ). The leaf and flower of clivia have always been regarded as two of the most important ornamental characteristics. In the past several decades, many clivia

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Yunmi Park, Seok-Woo Lee, Soon-ho Kwon, and Hae Yun Kwon

Unlike most ornamental trees that bloom in spring, Hibiscus syriacus L. (Rose of Sharon), which is the national flower of Korea, has nearly 60 to 100 d of flowering time from early July to late October, and there are more than 350 varieties of