Category Archives: Reports and Publications

Urban tree value-chain research priority setting workshop report

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Ontario horticulture research priority report 2021

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Compost improves soil properties and tree establishment along highway roadsides

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Science Communication: Synthesis of Research Findings and Practical Advice from Experienced Communicators

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Adapting tribology for use in sensory studies on hard food: The case of texture perception in apples

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2019 Sweet potato research update

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Changes in the volatile profile of ‘Fantasia’nectarines [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch, var. nectarina] treated with an enhanced freshness formulation (EFF) containing hexanal.

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Risk of spreading soft rot through cutting dips against whiteflies in greenhouse-grown poinsettia

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Sweet potato slip production in Canadian greenhouses

To meet the increasing demand for sweet potatoes in Canada, Vineland has published best production practices to support the creation of a national slip propagation industry.

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Pneumatic hyperelastic actuators for grasping curved organic objects

Soft robotic grippers often incorporate pneumatically-driven actuators that can elastically deform to grasp delicate, curved organic objects with minimal surface damage.

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Harnessing invasive plant chemistry

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Identification of a polymorphism within the Rosa multiflora muRdr1A gene linked to resistance to multiple races of Diplocarpon rosae W. in tetraploid garden roses (Rosa × hybrida)

Black spot, caused by Diplocarpon rosae, is one of the most serious foliar diseases of landscape roses that reduces the marketability and weakens the plants against winter survival. Genetic resistance to black spot (BS) exists and race-specific resistance is a good target to implement marker-assisted selection.

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