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Janet C. Cole, Robert O. Brown, and Mark E. Payton

shoot length, stem dry weight, leaf area, and inflorescence dry weight of florists’ hydrangea [ Hydrangea macrophylla ( Bailey, 1989 )]. The objective of this research was to determine whether foliar or substrate surface applications of ancymidol or

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Justin M. Vitullo and Clifford S. Sadof

of floral scents, flowers are even more preferred by beetles than foliage ( Held and Potter, 2004 ). Due to the long flight period of adult beetles (usually >8 weeks), multiple foliar applications of persistent insecticides like carbaryl are typically

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Esmaeil Fallahi and Thomas Eichert

Deciduous tree fruit yield and quality will suffer in response to insufficiency of any mineral nutrient and foliar applications of some elements, including nitrogen (N), calcium, potassium (K), and boron (B), that are closely tied to fruit quality

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Imed E. Dami, Shouxin Li, Patricia A. Bowen, Carl P. Bogdanoff, Krista C. Shellie, and Jim Willwerth

application ( Poling, 2008 ). Passive methods include site and cultivar selection ( Zabadal et al., 2007 ) and the application of chemical protectants ( Dami and Beam, 2004 ). Among the chemical protectants, foliar applications of the plant growth regulator

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Nikolaos Koutinas, Thomas Sotiropoulos, Antonios Petridis, Dimitrios Almaliotis, Emmanuil Deligeorgis, Ioannis Therios, and Nikolaos Voulgarakis

timing of application affect the efficacy of Ca on several fruit quality attributes ( Sotiropoulos et al., 2010 ). The scope of the present research was to investigate the effect of various Ca-containing commercial products applied as foliar sprays on

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Bruce W. Wood

are potentially met through several early spring foliar sprays each year ( Smith et al., 1979 ) by broadcast application of relatively large amounts of Zn fertilizers to soils ( Brooks, 1964 ) or by trunk implants or injection ( Worley et al., 1980

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Danijela Janjanin, Marko Karoglan, Mirjana Herak Ćustić, Marijan Bubola, Mirela Osrečak, and Igor Palčić

, utilization, grapevine supply and hence alcoholic fermentation ( Bell and Robson, 1999 ; Christensen et al., 1994 ; Conradie, 1992 ; Holzapfel and Treeby, 2007 ; Schreiber et al., 2002 ). In recent years, foliar nitrogen application occurred as additional

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Laura Elisa Acuña-Maldonado and Marvin P. Pritts

, and the other 40 were sprayed with distilled water. To prevent drippings from the foliar application, the soil was covered with plastic plates until the solution present on leaves had dried. Six controlled-environment walk-in semiopen polyethylene

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Kelly Nascimento-Silva, Luis Roca-Castillo, María Benlloch-González, and Ricardo Fernández-Escobar

experiment was arranged in a completely randomized design with three single plant replications per treatment. In the second experiment, plants were arranged in a factorial experiment with two forms of Actisil ® application, foliar and soil, and four

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Michael F. Polozola II, Daniel E. Wells, J. Raymond Kessler, Wheeler G. Foshee, Amy N. Wright, and Bryan S. Wilkins

indicated that banded applications of P increase foliar P when applied annually at the rate of 127.3 kg·ha −1 (113.6 lb/ac) P ( Smith and Cheary, 2013 ). Banded P applications increased leaf P concentrations, ameliorated foliar deficiency symptoms, and