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Roselle—Hibiscus sabdariffa L.

MV126/HS659 by James M. StephensNovember 6, 2018

Safe Salinity Levels for Irrigation of Two Ornamental Crops: Hibiscus and Mandevilla

AE574/AE574by Young Gu Her and E. Vanessa VassilarosJune 22, 2022This publication introduces the findings from a recent study conducted to find safer levels of water salinity in the irrigation of two economically important foliage crops: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and Mandevilla splendens. Written by Young Gu Her and E. Vanessa Vassilaros, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, June 2022.

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