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A soil moisture sensor-based automated irrigation system was trialed in a commercial ornamental nursery over the 2014-2015 growing seasons. In both years, use of the sensor-based system resulted in an approximate 50% reduction in irrigation application (volume) when compared to grower-managed...

Author(s)
Wheeler, W. D.; Chappell, M.; Iersel, M. van; Thomas, P.
Publisher
Horticultural Research Institute, Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 2020, 38, 1, pp 1-7
Abstract

Most Rhododendron species are ornamental flowering species widely distributed in Asia, North America, and West Europe. Rhododendron fortunei, one of the endemic Rhododendron species in China, has beautiful flowers with bright colors and is being exploited to meet the needs of the flower market....

Author(s)
Mo Lan; Chen JunHao; Chen Fei; Xu QiangWei; Tong ZaiKang; Huang HuaHong; Dong RenHui; Lou XiongZhen; Lin ErPei
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 2020, 19, 8, pp 2016-2026
Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to quantify the particulate matters (PM) retained per unit leaf area by different tree species and its spatio-temporal variation in Guiyang City, in order to provide a scientific basis for the rational selection of landscaping tree species with higher capacity of ...

Author(s)
Liu YanHui; Hou YiJu; Shu DeYuan; Yang Bing; Cui YingChun; Ding FangJun
Publisher
The Chinese Society of Forestry, Beijing, China
Citation
Scientia Silvae Sinicae, 2020, 56, 6, pp 12-25
Abstract

Phytophthora ramorum, causal agent of sudden oak death, continues to threaten U.S. forest ecosystems and the nursery industry. Currently, USDA APHIS's protocol (2014) utilizes the Bottle of Bait (BOB) recovery method for P. ramorum, which requires collecting water from a source, baiting with...

Author(s)
Luster, D.; Suslow, K.; Sharma, S.; Schweigkofler, W.; Huffman, V.
Publisher
Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Berkeley, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2020, GTR-PSW-268, pp 83-90
Abstract

DNA barcoding is been proposed as a powerful taxonomic tool for species identification genetically. The Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL) Plant Working Group has recommended the combination of rbcL & matK as the core plant barcode. Rhododendron of Nepal shows genetic diversity due to which...

Author(s)
Deepak Sharma; Tribikram Bhandari; Anaviggha Pradhan; Navin Ghimire; Pandey, S. B.; Janardan Lamichhane
Publisher
Eurasscience Journals, Istanbul, Turkey
Citation
Eurasian Journal of Forest Science, 2020, 8, 2, pp 140-151
Abstract

Azaleas (Rhododendron L. spp.) are widely grown ornamental plants in eastern and western regions of the USA. The azalea lace bug, Stephanitis pyrioides (Scott) (Hemiptera: Tingidae), is an important insect pest of azaleas. Adults and nymphs of S. pyrioides consume chlorophyll in azalea foliage, and ...

Author(s)
Joseph, S. V.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Insects, 2020, 11, 4,
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The aim of the study was to learn about the quantitative and species status of fungi living on rhododendrons (Rhododendron L.) of the Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and the Arboretum of the Warsaw University of Life in Rogów, which reduce the decorative value of leaves and...

Author(s)
Kwiatkowska, J.
Publisher
Instytut Ochrony Roslin (Institute of Plant Protection), Poznan, Poland
Citation
Progress in Plant Protection, 2020, 60, 2, pp 111-118
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Rhododendrons in numerous gardens in Central Europe are frequently endangered by adverse summer drought periods associated with the climate change. Therefore, in this work drought-resistance strategies in recent genotypes of these highly aesthetic shrubs were investigated. Dehydrated Rhododendron...

Author(s)
Ferus, P.; Bošiaková, D.; Konôpková, J.; Hot'ka, P.
Publisher
Wydawnictwo Akademii Rolniczej w Lublinie, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Hortorum Cultus, 2020, 19, 3, pp 159-165
Abstract

Liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha L.) is a problematic weed on container surfaces in nurseries, because it hampers water and nutrient access to growing plants. No chemical herbicide against it is available in the EU. Mulches are the most common non-chemical weed control method. Mulches of Sphagnum...

Author(s)
Särkkä, L. E.; Tahvonen, R.
Publisher
The Scientific Agricultural Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Agricultural and Food Science, 2020, 29, 3, pp 250-256
Abstract

The objective of our study was to develop a protocol enabling the use of vegetation indices to evaluate the rooting of Azalea (Rhododendron pulchrum cv. Sweet) cuttings. Six root growth parameters were recorded after exposing those cuttings to rooting media for 47 days. Among plants with different...

Author(s)
Hou PingCheng; Lin KuanHung; Huang YenJung; Wu ChunWei; Chang YuSen
Publisher
Sociedade de Olericultura do Brasil, UNESP - FCA, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Horticultura Brasileira, 2020, 38, 2, pp 153-159

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