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Effects of a Nonionic Surfactant on Plant Growth and Physiology 

Yang, Xiaomei (2008-08-15)
With a continuous declining trend in the availability of groundwater or public surface water to greenhouse and container nurseries, nursery growers and researchers are searching for effective ways to reduce water use and ...

Evaluation of White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus Raf.) Browse Preferences and Commercially Available Deer Repellents in Southern Landscapes 

Hoffman, Larry Heath (2014-07-24)
Variation exists among landscape plant species browsed by white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Raf.) herds. Two experiments were conducted during February, 2011 and 2012 where browse damage was evaluated for Rhaphiolepis ...

Factors Affecting Seed and Stem Cutting Propagation of Stevia rebaudiana (BERT.) 

LeCroy, Jack (2014-07-24)
Stevia rebaudiana (BERT.) is a very remarkable plant that is starting to gain ground in the United States. Stevia rebaudiana has been used in numerous countries for thousands of years as a source of sweetener that is all ...

Horticultural Uses for Flue Gas Desulfurization Gypsum 

Brown, Brian (2018-05-08)
Gypsum (calcium sulfate dihydrate (CaSO4 · 2H2O)) is a naturally occurring colorless and odorless solid mineral, with a very fine particle size. Gypsum is usually mined from natural deposits in the earth, but can also be ...

Particle Size Affects Physical and Chemical Properties of 100% Pine Bark Horticultural Substrate 

Ware, Evan (2017-04-21)
Pine bark is the most commonly used substrate component for container plant production in the southeastern United States, with some growers using 100% pine bark. Substrate physical and chemical properties directly affect ...

Thermotolerance of Hemlock (Tsuga spp.) and Investigation of a Foliar Disorder in Crapemyrtle (Lagerstroemia indica ×fauriei) 

Wilson, Matthew (2010-07-19)
Foliar thermotolerance of six Tsuga species to direct heat injury was evaluated using electrolyte leakage. Species evaluated included: T. canadensis, T. caroliniana, T. chinensis, T. diversifolia, T. heterophylla, and T. ...