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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 (...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sustainable alternative to methyl bromide for tomato production »
IMAGE:  Tomatoes were grown in field studies to compare anaerobic soil disinfestations (ASD) and chemical soil fumiga...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Purslane production practices enhance nutritional value »
IMAGE:  A study showed that increasing N treatment concentrations led to increased concentrations of valuable chlorop...
Monday, August 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Aesthetic appeal of dormant Zoysiagrass enhanced with colorants »
MANHATTAN, KS - Homeowners who live in the transition zone, where both cool- and warm-season grasses are options for use i...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Vilsack Announces $36.5 Million for Specialty Crop Research and Extension Investments »
Secretary Vilsack Announces $36.5 Million for Specialty Crop Research and Extension Investments   WASHINGTON,...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Planting time, flurprimidol treatments recommended for Lachenalia »
IMAGE:  Flurprimidol treatment influenced the inflorescence stem height and floret length of 'Rupert', and the latest...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mulching plus remediation corrects contaminated lawns »
IMAGE:  Researchers applied diesel and hydraulic fluid spill treatments to Kentucky bluegrass plots in spring. Experi...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How sole-source LEDs impact growth of Brassica microgreens »
IMAGE:  This is a photo of mustard microgreens grown under sole-source (SS) lighting using light-emitting diodes (LED...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improving artichoke root development, transplant quality »
IMAGE:  A study of globe artichoke determined impacts of pretransplant management of nitrogen and fertigation system...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter overseeding and colorant treatments compared for bermudagrass »
IMAGE:  In evaluations of fall colorant applications and annual and perennial ryegrasses overseeding in bermudagrass...
Monday, June 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer used during plants' production adds value for consumers »
GAINESVILLE, FL - Producers of container-grown landscape plants often use fertilizers to ensure that consumers take home h...
Monday, June 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How cool-season turfgrasses respond to elevated UV-B radiation »
COLUMBUS, OH - In the northern hemisphere, peak ultraviolet radiation exposure is predicted to occur between 2010 and 2020...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How huanglongbing affects oranges' detachment force, fruit properties »
IMAGE:  Photo shows an HLB symptomatic sweet orange tree. A study found that HLB symptomatic orange trees are more li...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deficit irrigation from ebb and flow system effective for poinsettia »
"Deficit Irrigation from Ebb and Flow System Effective for Poinsettia" - A research study demonstrated the benefits of ebb...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Barrier screens reduce damage from brown marmorated stink bug »
LEXINGTON, KY - The brown marmorated stink bug, first identified in the United States in Pennsylvania in the mid-1990s, ha...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bioplastic and biofabric tested for cucumber production »
IMAGE:  Six biodegradable mulches were compared in a high tunnel cucumber production system at Urbana, IL, in 2013. B...
Monday, May 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why fruit cracking differs among sweet cherry varieties »
IMAGE:  Researchers used an elastometer, in which hydrostatic pressure is generated by displacing the silicone oil in...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
LED treatments enhance lettuce phytochemicals, antioxidants »
IMAGE:  24 hours continuous RB LED with G light exposure significantly enhanced free-radical scavenging activity, dec...
Monday, May 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Biofeedback system designed to control photosynthetic lighting »
IMAGE:  A sweetpotato crop is shown in the biofeedback system. Chlorophyll fluorescence measurements are taken on the...
Monday, May 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nine ornamental landscape plants tested for salt tolerance »
IMAGE:  Orange Peel Jessamine was found to be the most salt-tolerant among nine varieties of ornamental plants. Plant...
Monday, May 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effects of spectral quality, intensity of LEDs »
ALMERIA, SPAIN - In horticultural operations, light-emitting diode (LED) lamps are becoming recognized as an important adv...

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