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Horticulture hybrid cultivars and exotic plant invasion: A case study of Wisteria (Fabaceae)Author(s): J.L. Trusty; B.G. Lockaby; W.C. Zipperer; L.R. Goertzen
Source: Botanical Journal of the Linnaean Society. 158:593-601.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionOrnamental plant horticulture has had a long history in the USA, beginning with the first botanical garden started by John Bartram in Philadelphia in 1728 (Hedrick, 1988). From this modest start, the nursery and horticulture business in the USA was flourishing by the early 19th century. The growth and sale of useful and attractive plant species inspired American plant collectors to travel around the world in search of novel plants.
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CitationTrusty, Jennifer L.; Lockaby, B. Graeme.; Zipperer, WayneC.; Goertzen, Leslie R. 2008. Horticulture hybrid cultivars and exotic plant invasion: a case study of Wisteria (Fabaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnaean Society. 158:593-601.
Keywordsgenetic diversity hybridization naturalization plant breeding urban ecosystems Wisteria floribunda Wisteria sinensis
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