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Ben A. Bergmann, John M. Dole, and Ingram McCall

shorter flower stems in some of the GA 3 treatments as compared with controls, and three cultivars appeared to be insensitive to foliar applications of GA 3 , similar to findings in Brilliant Barbara stock ( Grzesik, 1995 ). Because the GA 3

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Benjamin K. Hoover and R.M. Bates

efficacies of various fungicides in preventing PRR in fraser fir have been tested with P. cinnamomi . Bruck and Kenerley (1981 , 1983 ) reported that drench applications of metalaxyl prevented PRR in fraser fir seedlings planted in a soilless substrate in

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Shahzad M.A. Basra and Carol J. Lovatt

benefits of a foliar or root application of MLE with those provided by cytokinins for increasing vegetative growth, yield, and fruit quality components, such as fruit size, of tomato. Tomato is an appropriate test plant because the demand for organically

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Xunzhong Zhang, Zachary Taylor, Mike Goatley, Jordan Booth, Isabel Brown, and Kelly Kosiarski

Cedex, France). The objective of this study was to examine whether foliar application of Utilize® could improves ultradwarf bermudagrass photosynthesis, NaR activity, and root viability under heat stress and drought stress conditions. Materials and

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Stephen E. McCann and Bingru Huang

.; Bochicchio et al., 1991 ), pepper ( Capsicum annuum L.; Leskovar and Cantliffe, 1992 ), old jack pine ( Pinus banksiana L.; Rajasekaran and Blake, 1999 ), and Tradescantia virginiana L. ( Franks and Farquhar, 2001 ). Foliar application of ABA improved

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Augusto Ramírez-Godoy, María del Pilar Vera-Hoyos, Natalia Jiménez-Beltrán, and Hermann Restrepo-Díaz

viability of 90% for B. bassiana was obtained using the method described by Oliveira et al. (2015) . Foliar imidacloprid and B. bassiana sprays were applied early morning at 0 weeks after treatment (WAT). In both treatments, spray applications (2 L per

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Humberto Núñez-Moreno, James L. Walworth, Andrew P. Pond, and Michael W. Kilby

disadvantages. Foliar application is time-consuming, requires investment in expensive equipment, uses fuel, repeated traffic through the orchard causes soil compaction, and spray schedules interfere with management in the orchard (mainly with irrigation

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Hanan M. El-Hoseiny, Mohamed N. Helaly, Nabil I. Elsheery, and Shamel M. Alam-Eldein

promote plant growth and productivity ( Yakhin et al., 2017 ). A combined foliar application of N and B has alleviated the incidence of alternate bearing in ‘Zebda’ mango by 41% and improved yield by 5.9-fold compared with the untreated trees during the

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Bielinski M. Santos, Teresa P. Salame-Donoso, and Alicia J. Whidden

, but improved early flowering and fruit yield of pepper ( Makus, 2005 ). Other investigations on the effects of foliar applications of kaolin clay showed that the product failed to enhance tomato fruit yield ( Kahn and Damicone, 2008 ). Albregts and

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Uttara C. Samarakoon, James E. Faust, and John M. Dole

tissue development, strength and resistance to external stresses ( White and Broadley, 2003 ). Calcium nutrition has been used to improve postharvest performance in many horticultural products, for example, preharvest foliar Ca applications to fruits were