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    • Plasticity and constraint in growth and protein mineralization of ectomycorrhizal fungi under simulated nitrogen deposition 

      Eaton, Gregory K.; Ayres, Matthew P. (Mycological Society of America, 2002)
      Ectomycorrhizal fungi allow their host plants access to organic forms of N through enzymatic mineralization of the substrate and enhanced absorption of amino acids and mineral N. The cost to the plant is carbohydrates that ...
    • Characterization of chitinase activity and gene expression in muskmelon seeds 

      Witmer, X.; Nonogaki, H.; Beers, E. P.; Bradford, K. J.; Welbaum, G. E. (Cambridge University Press, 2003-05)
      Chitinase is often produced in higher plants as a general defence response after wounding or pathogenic attack. Since germinating seeds are exposed to soil pathogens, the activity and expression of chitinase in muskmelon ...
    • Effects of prohexadione-calcium on grape yield components and fruit and wine composition 

      Lo Giudice, D.; Wolf, T. K.; Zoecklein, B. W. (American Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2004)
      Prohexadione-calcium (prohexadione-Ca) was applied to field-grown Cabernet franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Seyval to evaluate rates and timing effects on fruit yield components and on fruit and wine composition. ...
    • Invasive Plants -- A Horticultural Perspective 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951-; Von Holle, Betsy (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-04-28)
      This publication explains how nonnative invasive plants are harmful and why you should care, how to predict the invasive potential of a plant, and how gardeners and landscape professionals can make informed choices when ...
    • Conserving energy with landscaping 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication describes how well-placed plantings alter the microclimate around a home, resulting in a more comfortable environment and significant savings in heating and cooling costs over time.
    • Diagnosing Plant Problems 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Diagnosing plant problems is often a difficult task. This publication reviews the questions that will help you narrow down the cause of the problem and a systematic approach to defining the plant problems.
    • Intensive Gardening Methods 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      A good intensive garden requires early, thorough planning to make the best use of your time and space. Before planting, you must consider the interrelationships of plants, including their nutrient needs, shade tolerance, ...
    • Crapemyrtle 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Crapemyrtle.
    • European White Birch 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the European White Birch.
    • Flowering Quince 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Flowering Quince.
    • Fraser Photinia, Red Tip 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Fraser Photinia, Red Tip.
    • Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree.
    • Drooping Leucothoe 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Drooping Leucothoe.
    • Doublefile Viburnum 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Doublefile Viburnum.
    • Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina domestica.
    • Oregon Grape Holly (Manhonia) 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for Oregon Grape Holly, Mahonia aquifolium.
    • Norway Maple 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for Norway Maple, Acer platanoides.
    • Old Fashioned Weigela 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for Old Fashioned Weigela, Weigela florida.
    • London Planetree 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for London Planetree, Platanus acerifolia.
    • Littleleaf Linden 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for Littleleaf Linden, Tilia cordata.