Vol 89 (1976)

Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society

Table of Contents

Front Cover
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Table of Contents
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Front Matter
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Citrus

The Florida Grapefruit Industry: An Economic Analysis
Arthur Parker, Vo Huu, De, L. H. Myers
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Extending the Grapefruit Harvest Season With Growth Regulators
H. M. A. H. Dinar, A. H. Krezdorn, A. J. Rose
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Dislodgable Residue of Ethion on Citrus
Neal P. Thompson, H. N. Nigg, R. F. Brooks
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Cold-Hardening Young 'Valencia' Orange Trees on Swingle Citrumelo (CPB-4475) and Other Rootstocks
G. Yelenosky
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Field Performance of Several Common Citrus Scions on Milam Rootstock
Wililam S. Castle
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Performance of Commercial 'Nova' Tangelo Plantings
D. C. Jernberg, A. H. Krezdorn
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The Case foT "Biological Control of Lantana in Florida Citrus Groves
Dale H. Habeck
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Evaluation of Herbicides for Lantana Control in Citrus Groves
R. L. Phillips, D. P. H. Tucker
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A Method for Estimating Chlorine Requirements and an Apparatus for Controlled Chlorine Injections in Drip Irrigation Systems
Harry W. Ford
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Soil Moisture Distribution in a Sprinkler Irrigated Orange Grove
J. Mostella Myers, D. S. Harrison, W. J. Phillips, Jr.
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Image Analysis of Multispectral Sensing Data of Young Tree Decline of Citrus
George J. Edwards, Tom Davis, Carlos H. Blazquez
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Use of Sodium Erythorbate Sprays for Control of Young Tree Decline in Citrus
C. D. Leonard
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Combinations of RELEASE, ACTI-AID, and SWEEP for Abscission of Oranges
W. C. Wilson, R. E. Holm
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Loss in the Capacity of 'Valencia' Oranges Treated With Abscission Chemicals to Produce Ethylene and Fruit Loosening During the Regreening Period
R. E. Holm, W. C. Wilson
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Effect of Abscission-Inducing Chemicals on Mandarin Oranges
Gordon K. Rasmussen
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Air Shaker Harvest Trials in 'Valencia' Oranges With Two Rates of Abscission Chemical
J. D. Whitney
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Uptake and Distribution of "Release" in 'Valencia' and 'Hamlin' Oranges
S. K. Murphy, R. H. Biggs, V. W. Winkler
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Influence of Fertility and Irrigation on Yield and Leaf and Soil Analyses of 'Temple' Orange
R. L. Reese, R. C. J. Koo
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Artificial Windbreaks and the Reduction of Windscar of Citrus
Brian Freeman
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Influence of Prevailing Winds and Hedging on Citrus Fruit Wind Scar
L. G. Albrigo
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Two Year Summary of Extension Integrated Pest Management Program
K. G. Townsend
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Aerial Sprays vs. Black Scale on Florida Citrus
Robert C. Bullock
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A Necrotic Ringspotlike Virus Found in a 'Star Ruby' Grapefruit Tree Imported Without Authorization Into Florida
S. M. Garnsey, C. O. Youtsey, G. D. Bridges, H. C. Burnett
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Removal of Surface Iron Deposits From Citrus Leaves
Fouad M. Basiouny, R. H. Biggs
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Surface Temperature Variation With Respect to Elevation Under Freezing Conditions
J. L. Jackson, Jr.
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The Use of RELEASE(R), an Abscission Agent, to Increase the Productivity of Pickers on Processing Oranges
R. K. Clark, Jr., M. T. Ellis
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Effect of Reduced Pest Control Programs on Yield and Quality of 'Valencia' Orange
C. W. McCoy, R. F. Brooks, J. C. Allen, A. G. Selhime, W. F. Wardowski
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Vegetable

Evaluation of Slicing Cucumber Varieties for Florida
L. A. Sistrunk, G. W. Elmstrom, D. L. Hopkins
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Levels of Various Carbohydrate Constituents and Percentage Germination of Four Everlasting Heritage Sweet Corns
L. C. Hannah, D. J. Cantliffe
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Characteristics of Root Systems Associated With Direct-Seeded and Transplanted Watermelons
G. W. Elmstrom
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Effect of Intermittent Irrigation and Antitranspirants on Establishing Strawberry Transplants on Mulch
E. E. Albregts, C. M. Howard
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Response of Tomatoes to Seed and Seedling Applications of Humates and Alpha-Keto Acids
H. H. Bryan
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Unusual Abnormalities Observed on Cabbage and Potatoes in Northeast Florida During 1970-1976
D. P. Weingartner
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Improved Fruit Set on Cucumbers by Plant Growth Regulator Sprays
D. J. Cantliffe
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Effects of Location, Cultivar, Irrigation and Temperature on Watersoaking and Seed Quality in Watermelon Fruit
S. J. Locascio, G. W. Elmstrom, R. K. Showalter, D. J. Cantliffe
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Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Residue in Soils, Spiders and Rats of the Hole-in-the-Donut Region, as Indicators of Environmental Residues
Neal P. Thompson, R. A. Conover, P. G. Orth
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Crop Losses and Costs of Pest Control in an Experimental Cabbage Crop Management Program
J. O. Stranberg, W. H. Denton
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Cost Considerations for Growing Tomato Transplants
John A. Otte
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Marketing Florida Celery: Wholesale and Retail Practices and Problems
Kary Mathis, Robert L. Degner
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Vegetable Marketing and Production in Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton and Madison Counties
Albert Fuller, Chris O. Andrew
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Chemical Control of Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus L.)
G. J. Wilfret, D. S. Burgis
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Effect of Spacing and Fertilizer Rates on Cabbage Yield and Head Weight
J. M. White, R. B. Forbes
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Carrot Responses to Fertilizer Levels on Everglades Organic Soils
H. W. Burdine, C. B. Hall
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Aquatic Crops vs. Organic Soil Subsidence
Julia F. Morton, George H. Snyder
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Effect of Production Media, Cultivar, and Fertilizer on Yield of Greenhouse Tomatoes
S. R. Kostewicz, S. J. Locascio
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Results of a Soluble Salt Survey of Commercial Tomato Fields in Southwest Florida
G. A. Marlowe, Jr., C. M. Geraldson
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Effect of Rate and Placement of Nitrogen and Potassium on Yield of Mulched Tomato Using Different Irrigation Methods
Naraine Persaud, S. J. Locascio, C. M. Geraldson
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Evaluation of a Totally Mechanized Tomato Harvesting System
E. T. Sims, Jr., C. E. Hood, B. K. Webb
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Effect of Soil pH and Nitrogen Source on Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon on Land Previously Cropped in Watermelons
D. L. Hopkins, G. W. Elmstrom
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Efficacy of Soil Fumigants Applied via a Drip Irrigation System
A. J. Overman
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Integrated Tactics for Management of Spider Mite Populations on Florida Strawberries
S. L. Poe, C. I. Shih, A. J. Overman
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Response of the Twospotted Spider Mite to Phaseolus Cultivars
Gail Childs, S. L. Poe, M. J. Bassett
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Pattern of Vegetable Leaf Miner Infestations in Florida Celery
C. A. Musgrave, D. R. Bennett
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Effect of Leafminer Control on Tomato Yield
David J. Schuster, John Paul Jones, Paul H. Everett
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A Pest Management Program for Cabbage
W. H. Denton, J. O. Strandberg
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Effect of Nitrogen and Potassium Rates on Fruit Yield and Size of Mulch-Grown Staked Tomatoes
Paul H. Everett
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Handling & Processing

Clarification With Low Methoxyl Pectins
Robert A. Baker
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Nitric Acid Extraction of Pectin From Citrus Peel
A. H. Rouse, P. G. Crandall
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Nutrient Composition of Dried Citrus Pulp as Influenced by Season of Production and Production Source
C. B. Ammerman, D. A. Hansen, F. G. Martin, L. R. Arrington
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Large Chamber Fumigation of Grapefruit Infested With the Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew)
A. K. Burditt, Jr., D. L. von Windeguth
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Ventilation of Truckloads of Carton-Packed Citrus Fumigated With Ethylene Dibromide
W. Grierson, W. M. Miller, W. F. Wardowski, M. A. Ismail
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Laboratory Bioassay of Volatile Naturally Occurring Compounds Against the Caribbean Fruit Fly
Paul L. Davis, Kathleen A. Munroe, A. G. Selhime
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BOD, COD and TC Measurements of Citrus Processing Waste Water, a Comparison
M. W. Ratcliff, C. E. Colter, A. R. Woods, T. T. Kilburn
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Citrus Fruit Injury as Related to Mechanical Harvesting With Limb Shaker-Catch Frame Systems
J. J. Gaffney, W. M. Miller, G. E. Coppock
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Florida Citrus Packinghouse Cost-Volume Relationships
Daniel S. Tilley
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An Analysis of Citrus Grower Allocation Decisions: Fresh vs. Processed Fruit
James A. Niles, Gary F. Fairchild
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Recovery of Naringin and Pectin From Grapefruit Albedo
P. G. Crandall, J. W. Kesterson
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New Grapefruit Product: Debitterizing Albedo in situ
Bongwoo Roe, Joseph H. Bruemmer
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Color in Canned Commercial Grapefruit Juice
R. L. Huggart, D. R. Petrus
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Concentration of Oxygenated Flavor Compounds in Citrus Oils
R. J. Braddock, J. W. Kesterson
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The Effect of Ethylene, Fruit Color and Fungicides on Susceptibility of 'Robinson' Tangerines to Anthracnose
G. Eldon Brown, Charles R. Barmore
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Chilling Injury of 'Marsh* Grapefruit as Influenced by Diphenyl Pads
A. A. McCornack
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A Simple Method for Screening Fruit Juices and Concentrates for Heat Resistant Mold
D. I. Murdock, W. S. Hatcher, Jr.
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Soft Rot of Tomatoes Resulting From Dump-Tank and Washer-Water Contamination and Its Control by Chlorination
R. H. Segall, Alice Dow
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Sampling Methods for Consumer Evaluation of Sweet Corn and Watermelon Cultivars
R. K. Showalter, Mary N. Harrison
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Infrared Radiation Curing of Florida Onions
D. E. Buffington, S. K. Sastry, D. S. Burgis
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Pickled Soybeans as a Nutritious Snack
R. P. Bates, D. D. Weiss, R. F. Matthews
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Biological Basis for Firmness in the 'Flordagold' Peach
R. H. Biggs
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Teaching Commodity Analysis at the Undergraduate Level
James A. Niles
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Sensory Acceptability of Fruit Flavored Oilseed Milk Formulations
R. H. Schmidt, R. P. Bates
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Concentrations of Ethylene Dibromide Gas During Fumigation of Grapefruit
A. K. Burditt, Jr., D. L. von Windeguth
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Krome Memorial Institute (Tropicals)

South American Sapote
William F. Whitman
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Selection and Propagation of the Spanish Lime in Florida
Carl W. Campbell
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A Program for Development of Papayas Tolerant to the Distortion Ringspot Virus
Robert A. Conover
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Marketing Subtropical Fruits
John F. McGuire
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Plastic and Hay Mulches for Tropical Fruit Crops: Observations and Economics
C. F. Balerdi
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Edible Fruit Passiflora Adapted to South Florida Growing Conditions
Christopher W. Howell
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Mineral Composition of Avocado Leaves in Florida
T. W. Young, R. C. J. Koo
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The Incidence of Phony Disease in Wild Plum Trees as Determined by Histochemical and Microscopic Methods
William J. French
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Drip Irrigated Flordagold Peaches
D. S. Harrison, D. W. Buchanan, P. Decker, F. G. Martin
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Stylar-End Breakdown in 'Tahiti' Lime: Some Causes and Cures
Tom L. Davenport, Carl W. Campbell, Paul G. Orth
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Comparison of Natural Field Infestation Versus Laboratory Infestability of 'Marsh' White Grapefruit by Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastreha suspensa (Loew)
D. L. von Windeguth, A. Arner, J. B. Owens, A. K. Burditt, Jr.
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Variability in Fruit Characters Among Guava Seedlings in Egypt
S. Z. A. El-Agamy, M. M. El-Azzouni, A. M. Badawi
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Uses and Abuses of Duncan's Multiple Range Test
Victor Chew
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Planting and Care of Hybrid Muscadine Grapes
Florence Hall
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Reaction of Plums to Rust (Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae (Pers.) Diet.) in Florida
Phares Decker, W. B. Sherman
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Incidence of Aflatoxin Contamination on a Sampling of Southeastern Pecans
John M. Wells, Jerry A. Payne
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Storage of Avocado Seeds
D. H. Spalding, R. J. Knight, Jr., W. F. Reeder
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The Influence of Gibberellic Acid on the Germination of Avocado Seeds
F. J. Leal, A. H. Krezdorn, R. J. Marte
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Advances in Rooting Avocados
A. H. Krezdorn, D. Marte, R. J. Marte
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Waste Pesticide Container Problems: A Quantitative Study From Commercial Agriculture in Dade County
W. M. Stall, R. H. Jenkins
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Effects of Preharvest Applications of Ethephon and SADH on Ripening, Firmness and Storage Quality of Rabbiteye Blueberries (cv. 'T-19')
Elias D. Dekazos
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Chemical Thinning of 'Sungold' Nectarine
T. E. Crocker, D. W. Buchanan, Peter Andersen
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A New Hydantoin Fungicide Controls Both Brown Rot and Rhizopus Rot on Peach and Nectarine
W. J. French
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Ornamental

Market Outlets and Product Mix for Florida Foliage Plants
Cecil N. Smith, J. Robert Strain
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Florida Wholesale Foliage Nursery Sales and Costs, 1971-75
Dan L. Gunter, J. Robert Strain
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Ornamental Horticulture-Dade County's Growth Industry
John F. McGuire
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Effect of Ancymidol Impregnated Propagation Blocks on Height of Poinsettia
W. T. Witte, B. Tjia
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Influence of Relative Humidity on Curing and Growth of Caladium Tubers
F. J. Marousky, B. K. Harbaugh
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Some Observations on Small Nursery Practices in North Central Florida
Charles B. Lieberman
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Combinations of Ancymidol and Ethephon on Growth and Rooting of Impatiens
C. R. Johnson, G. S. Smith
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Effects of Root-Knot Nematodes on Philodendron cv. 'Red Princess'
D. E. Stokes
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A Tissue Culture Method for Producing Diffenbachia picta cv. 'Perfection' Free of Fungi and Bacteria
J. F. Knauss
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Mycos, a Computer Simulator of Ascochyta Blight of Chrysanthemum
Randolph E. McCoy
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Chrysanthemum Cultural Practices Affect Damage to Chrysanthemum by Liriomyza sativae Blanchard
S. L. Poe, J. L. Green, C. I. Shih
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Control of Crown Gall on Chrysanthemum With a Nonpathogenic Bacterium and With Selected Antibiotics
H. N. Miller, J. W. Miller
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Sphaeropsis Witch's Broom of Nerium Oleander
W. H. Ridings, R. B. Marlatt
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Salt Tolerance of Livistona chinensis
D. B. McConnell, C. R. Johnson, J. N. Joiner
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Influence of Nutrition on Yield and Chilling Injury of Sansevieria
C. A. Conover, R. T. Poole
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Chemical Composition of Good Quality Tropical Foliage Plants
R. T. Poole, C. A. Conover, J. N. Joiner
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Energy and Economic Comparisons of Native and Imported Peat
Richard C. Fluck, Lawrance N. Shaw
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Irrigation Water Applied in Three Commercial Ornamental Container Nurseries
Dalton S. Harrison
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Effect of Interrupted Lighting on Peduncle Length and Spray Formation of Chrysanthemum Morifolium Ramat
B. Tjia, M. Glasser
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Chrysanthemum Peduncle Elongation and a Cost Analysis of Three Production Methods
Gary J. Wilfret, John A. Otte, Brent K. Harbaugh
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The Effects of Growing Media on Growth and Flowering of Gloxinia
T. J. Sheehan, B. Tjia
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Evaluation of 40 Ornamental Plants for a Mass Marketing System Utilizing Sealed Polyethylene Packages
B. K. Harbaugh, G. J. Wilfret, A. W. Engelhard, W. E. Waters, F. J. Marousky
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Marketing Practices of Woody Ornamental Producers in North Central Florida
Efrain Figueroa, L. H. Myers
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Nitrogen Fertilization of Bermudagrass Turf in South Florida With Urea, UF and IBDU
G. H. Snyder, E. O. Burt, B. L. James
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The Banded Greenhouse Thrips, Hercinothrips femoralis (O. M. Reuter) Damage to Ornamental Plants
H. A. Denmark
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The Efficacy and Potential Phytotoxicity of Aerosols for Insect and Mite Control on Tropical Foliage Plants
R. A. Hamlen
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Control of Neonate Larvae of Diaprepes abbreviates (L.) in Potting Soil
H. W. Collins, Jr., W. J. Schroeder, R. A. Sutton, A. Donnan, Jr.
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Phytotoxicity to Tropical Foliage Plants of Repeated Insecticide and Miticide Applications Under Fiberglass-Covered Greenhouse Conditions
R. A. Hamlen, R. W. Henley
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Evaluation of Systemic Nematicides for Gladiolus Production
R. O. Magie, A. J. Overman
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Comparisons of Phytotoxicity Between Soil-Applied Dicamba and Two Rates of an Experimental Dicamba Analogue on Twenty-Three Containerized Species of Environmental Plants
P. L. Neel
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Garden And Landscape

Pesticide Safety and Certification
Louis J. Daigle
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The Regreening of Plants After Cold Weather Reddening
Joseph P. Biebel
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Sand Dune Stabilization and Revegetation in Brevard County
S. A. Rose, Michael D. Lorber
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Pestiferous Spread of Many Ornamental and Fruit Species in South Florida
Julia F. Morton
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Grasses for Coastal Dune Areas
Robert M. Craig
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My Love Affair With a Staghorn Fern
Elaine Spear
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Salt Tolerant Plant Test, Preliminary Results
S. A. Rose, Frank A. Smith
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Use of Native Trees and Plants in Florida Horticulture
George E. Allen
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Learning by Doing
Willard T. Witte, Charles R. Johnson
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A Partial Tissue Culture Method for Pathogen-Free Propagation of Selected Ferns From Spores
J. F. Knauss
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Citrus Blackfly Control by Foliar Treatments of Dooryard Citrus
James A. Reinert
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Commercial Tissue Culturing at Oglesby Nursery, Inc.
Randall E. Strode, Raymond P. Oglesby
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Evaluation of Phytotoxicity of Malathion, Ethion, and Combinations of FC-435 Spray Oil With Each on Twenty-Eight Species of Environmental Plants Under Slat Shade
James A. Reinert, P. L. Neel
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Variation in Native Populations of Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis L.) as Influenced by Geographic Location
Henry M. Donselman
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Exterior Plant Design—The Use of Color, Form and Texture
J. E. Peters
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Topiary in Europe and Its Future in Florida
Charles S. Bush
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Sponsored Student Programs

Tom Wood, George W. Mann, Jeannie R. Newsome, Sandra Ferro, Bill Graves, Leslie E. Daniels, Virginia Paskey, Miles Collier, Dibbie McEntyre, Donald Walker, Jr., Sue Davidson
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Back Matter

 
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