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A new garden chrysanthemum with the shrub plant habit has been developed by the public sector University of Minnesota Flower Breeding and Genetics program. The program is well known for introducing trendsetting plant traits (winterhardiness, frost

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Many ornamental plants indigenous to North America remain obscure in cultivation despite public interest in native taxa ( Brzuszek and Harkess, 2009 ; McMahan, 2006 ). The North American genus Dirca L. comprises shrubs called leatherwoods

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Twelve shrub rose cultivars were evaluated for pest resistance in the southern Blue Ridge mountains under high humidity and rainfall (1.34 inches per week average during the 1994 and 1995 growing seasons). `Albo plena', `Blanc Double de Coubert', `Fru Dagmar Hastrup', `Roseraie de l'Hay', R. rugosa `Alba', `Sarah van Fleet', and `Topaz Jewel' were highly resistant to black spot and Cercospora sp. leaf spot. `Alba Meidiland', `Linda Campbell', `Pink Meidiland', and `Scarlet Meidiland' were susceptible, while `Bonica' displayed intermediate resistance to both diseases. `Sarah van Fleet' foliage and the flowers of `Albo plena', `Blanc Double de Coubert', and R. rugosa `Alba' were damaged by Japanese beetle feeding. No other cultivars were damaged by Japanese beetles.

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Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research (CBHR) began conducting extensive, multidisciplinary research on Lindera melissifolia , a federally endangered shrub ( U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1986 ) endemic to the southeastern United States. Of special

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have interesting applications in ornamental shrubs such as roses due to their high market value, wide distribution, and relative phytosanitarian certification ( Krczal, 1998 ). Some potential applications of RFID techniques could include procedures for

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Pruning is an integral management practice for controlling growth of woody shrubs in urban landscapes. In arid cities such as Phoenix, AZ, the practice of frequent shearing is often used to train shrubs into geometric shapes as a result of a

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It is not a farfetched claim that trees are a dominant field of interest within horticulture and landscape professions, with multiple horticultural organizations, societies, and publishing journals focusing on trees ( Götmark et al. 2016 ). Shrubs

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Urban population growth and periodic droughts throughout much of the United States have led to increased restrictions on landscape water use. These water restrictions have increased interest in planting native shrub species because natives are often

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Nontimber forest products derived from trees, shrubs, or herbaceous plants include fruits and nuts, herbal medicinals, handicrafts, and specialty woods. Markets for these commercial products may range from local and small to regional niches to large

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shrubs ( Prych, 1998 ). Allison et al. (1990) demonstrated an impact of vegetation in Australia where deep-rooted eucalyptus ( Eucalyptus sp.) trees were replaced with shallow-rooted crops resulting in recharge increases of about two orders of

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