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DOI: 10.17660/eJHS.2016/81.2.1     Original article

Assessing air temperature trends in Mesoamerica and their implications for the future of horticulture

J.D.H. Keatinge1, P. Imbach2, D.R. Ledesma1, J. dA. Hughes1, F.J.D. Keatinge3, J. Nienhuis4, P. Hanson1, A.W Ebert1 and S. Kumar1
1AVRDC The World Vegetable Center, Shanhua, Tainan, Taiwan
2CATIE (Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center), Climate Change Program, Turrialba, Cartago, Costa Rica
3Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
4College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

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DOI: 10.17660/eJHS.2016/81.2.2     Original article

Applications of precision agriculture in horticultural crops

M. Zude-Sasse1,2, S. Fountas3, T.A. Gemtos4 and N. Abu-Khalaf5,6
1Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim, Potsdam, Germany
2Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Berlin, Germany
3Department of Natural Resource Management and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
4School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
5Technical and Applied Research Center (TARC), Palestine Technical University Kadoorie, Tulkarm, Palestine
6Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Palestine Technical University Kadoorie, Tulkarm, Palestine

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DOI: 10.17660/eJHS.2016/81.2.3     Original article

AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center's women-oriented improvement and development strategy for traditional African vegetables in sub-Saharan Africa

F.F. Dinssa1, P. Hanson2, T. Dubois1, A. Tenkouano3, T. Stoilova1, J. dA. Hughes2 and J.D.H. Keatinge2
1AVRDC The World Vegetable Center - Eastern and Southern Africa, Arusha, Tanzania
2AVRDC The World Vegetable Center, Shanhua, Taiwan
3AVRDC The World Vegetable Center - West and Central Africa, Bamako, Mali

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DOI: 10.17660/eJHS.2016/81.2.4     Original article

A survey of carbon sequestration potential of orchards and vineyards in Italy

F. Scandellari1, G. Caruso2, G. Liguori3, F. Meggio4, A.M. Palese5, D. Zanotelli1, G. Celano5, R. Gucci2, P. Inglese3, A. Pitacco4 and M. Tagliavini1
1Faculty of Science and Technologies, Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano, Italy
2Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
3Dipartimento Scienze Agrarie e Forestali (SAF), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
4Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and Environment - DAFNAE, University of Padova, Legnaro (Padova), Italy
5Dipartimento delle Culture Europee e del Mediterraneo: Architettura, Ambiente, Patrimoni culturali (DiCEM), University of Basilicata, Matera, Italy

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DOI: 10.17660/eJHS.2016/81.2.5     Original article

Susceptibility of blackberry flowers to freezing temperatures

F. Takeda and D.M. Glenn
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Appalachian Fruit Research Station, Kearneysville, USA

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DOI: 10.17660/eJHS.2016/81.2.6     Original article

Isolation, identification and expression patterns of RoLEAFY in non-recurrent and recurrent flowering roses

LiJuan Lian1, Fang Wang1, YuMan Zhang2, RongXiang Fang2 and QingLin Liu1
1Department of Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
2State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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