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Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
University of Hawaii Poinsettia Production »
Poinsettias on Point University of Hawaii Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences featuring ASHS Memb...
Monday, October 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 ASHS Competition Winners »
Several competitions were held during the 2017 ASHS Annual Conference in Waikoloa, Hawaii. We congratulate all of the foll...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Invests in Research on Next Generation of Agricultural Technology »
USDA Invests in Research on Next Generation of Agricultural Technology Tuesday, October 17, 2017...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Heat-Tolerant Broccoli for the Future »
September 26, 2017 Traditionally, broccoli is a cool-weather crop. Agricultural Research Service ( ARS ) scientists ar...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA-NIFA to Invest in Specialty Crop Research »
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Media contact: Sally Gifford, 202-720-2047 WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 4, 2017 – Th...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
ASHS Fun Run Results! »
2017 Fun Run Results Held at the Hilton Waikoloa in Hawaii   Stoddard, Gavin  - Bib &...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
ASHS Board Members Visit Capitol Hill »
ASHS Board of Directors members John Dole, Dean Kopsell, Holly Little, Joan Davenport, Cynthia McKenney; National Issues C...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strip tillage, rowcovers for organic cucurbit production »
IMAGE:  Photo of an experimental field at Penn State's Rock Springs Research Farm with newly transplanted 'Lioness' s...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Management practices recommended for specialty cider apples »
MOUNT VERNON, WA - The hard cider industry is experiencing remarkable growth; statistics show that US hard cider productio...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lotus stir-fry scores high in consumer panels »
AUBURN, AL - Lotus, an aquatic perennial vegetable native to many subtropical and temperate zones, is cultivated extensive...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
High-intensity light promotes anthocyanin accumulation in rough bluegrass »
COLUMBUS, OH - Anthocyanins, plant pigments known for their health-promoting properties, are in demand for medicinal and i...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cool-season vegetable rotation effective, sustainable practice »
ATHENS, GA - Issues with weeds, insects, and disease make certified organic production of vegetables challenging in the so...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Campus composting programs effective in educating students »
IMAGE:  Composting programs were shown to have a positive impact on students' environmental attitudes. Here, a studen...
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Abstracts of the 2016 ASHS Annual Conference/Regional Meetings »
The Abstracts for the 2016 ASHS Annual Conference and the 2016 Annual Meetings of the Northeast Region-ASHS and Southern R...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compost establishes growing media pH similar to limestone »
KENNETT SQUARE, PA - As concerns increase about the environmental impacts of harvesting peat and the rising costs of peatm...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cultivation technologies benefit ultradwarf bermudagrass »
MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS - Researchers at Mississippi State University say turfgrass professionals could benefit from more re...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Optimizing fertilizer rates for wild blueberry »
KEMPTOWN, NOVA SCOTIA - The authors of a study in HortScience (September 2106) say that wild blueberry nutrient manageme...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Handheld, mobile data technologies compared for turfgrass »
ATHENS, GA - Performance testing of natural turfgrass sports fields requires sampling to obtain information on surface pro...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How crop load density affects apple juice, hard cider quality »
IMAGE:  Low, medium, and high crop load treatments shown on 'York Imperial' apple trees grown at Virginia Tech's Also...
Thursday, November 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dormancy relief, storage protocols for uhaloa seeds »
IMAGE:  New protocols were established for sustaining and utilizing uhaloa, a plant identified for expanded use as gr...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Soy protein-based seed coating acts as biostimulant »
GENEVA, NY/ITHACA, NY - Cornell researchers have found a new green source that shows promise as a seed coating. Soy flour...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Triploid flowering pears reduce self-sowing »
MILLS RIVER, NC - Flowering pear trees are popular additions to landscapes across much of the United States. The attractiv...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seed coating effective on turfgrass under deficit irrigation »
PROVO, UT - Environmental factors can challenge the establishment of new turfgrass lawns grown from seed. Slow and nonunif...
Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How shoot removal, rootstock cultivar affect grafting tomatoes »
MANHATTAN, KS - As small-acreage and organic vegetable growers increasingly utilize high tunnels, researchers are working...
Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How UFOs can improve sweet cherry production »
IMAGE:  Sweet cherry trees at bloom trained to the Upright Fruiting Offshoots canopy architecture at Michigan State U...
Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ornamental plants for conserving bees, beneficial insects »
IMAGE:  Observations showed that hoverflies, skippers, and parasitic wasps (such as the sphecid wasp shown here on C...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The many health benefits of gardening for elderly women »
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - A study in HortTechnology confirms that gardening has a multitude of physical and psychological ben...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Optimizing strawberry yield in vertical farming »
URBANA, IL - As consumer interest in local foods rises, producers of fruits and vegetables are seeking answers to challeng...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grafting increases Chilean-grown watermelon yield, quality »
IMAGE:  Yield from grafted (right) and nongrafted plants of cv '1414' show that plants of the same cultivar produced...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer, plastic mulch treatments benefit tomato yield »
IMAGE:  'Little Becka' sunflowers were grown to delineate mulch and fertilizer treatments applied to 'Plum Dandy' tom...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Light treatments inhibit intumescence injury of tomato »
IMAGE:  Photo showing tomato rootstock seedlings experimentally grown under LEDs with 50 percent blue and 50 percent...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertigation strategies improve production of Hippeastrum »
PORTICO, ITALY - Recent studies have demonstrated that a priority for the floriculture industry is identifying environment...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Miracle fruit's flowering, fruiting behaviors revealed »
SELANGORE, MALAYSIA - Miracle berry ( Synsepalum dulcificum ), also known as miracle fruit, is a valuable horticultural sp...
Monday, August 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Propagation protocols determined for 2 Nyssa species »
AMES, IA - The genus Nyssa L. includes several woody species with traits valued by horticulturists, but only black gum (...
Monday, August 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HortIM Announced »
HortIM press release ASHS is rolling out a new online publication to add to its suite of research publications (...

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