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Elaine F. Smith, Ivana Gribaudo, Andrew V. Roberts, and John Mottley

Imperial Chemical Industries Plc, Jealott's Hill Research Station, Bracknell, UK, for the gift of paclobutrazol. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by the payment of page charges. Under postal regulations, this paper therefore must be

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Smit le Roux and Graham H. Barry

vegetative growth in plants by disrupting gibberellin biosynthesis ( Smeirat and Qrunfleh, 1989 ). Aron et al. (1985) demonstrated that when paclobutrazol (Cultar®; Syngenta Crop Protection, Basel, Switzerland) was applied at 1 g·L −1 on ‘Minneola’ tangelo

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Iftikhar Ahmad, Brian E. Whipker, and John M. Dole

, 1998 ), different cultivars of same species ( Whipker and McCall, 2000 ), or among different species ( Banko and Stefani, 1988 ). Among triazoles, paclobutrazol effectively controlled excessive plant growth without any phytotoxicity, delayed production

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Christopher J. Currey, Diane M. Camberato, Ariana P. Torres, and Roberto G. Lopez

, Walnut Creek, CA), 2.0 or 4.0 ppm paclobutrazol (Bonzi; Syngenta Crop Protection, Greensboro, NC), or 1.0 or 2.0 ppm uniconazole (Concise; Fine Americas). For pansy, drenches were solutions containing deionized water (control), 1.0 or 2.0 ppm ancymidol

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Matthew G. Blanchard and Erik S. Runkle

chemicals such as paclobutrazol or uniconazole, which are absorbed by roots and transported in the xylem ( Davis et al., 1988 ). A pretransplant liner dip has been reported to inhibit stem elongation in potted plants and herbaceous perennials. In poinsettia

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Judy Lee, Miguel I. Gómez, and William B. Miller

; Miller, 2014 ). Flurprimidol and paclobutrazol are two commonly used anti-GA retardants. Flurprimidol applied at 15 and 30 mg·L −1 resulted in significantly higher chlorophyll content and shorter flower stems in star of bethlehem [ Ornithogalum

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Susan M. Hawkins, John M. Ruter, and Carol D. Robacker

used to control plant height and growth habit to produce a more marketable plant. PGRs may also be used to promote or retard the onset of flowering. Application of paclobutrazol and chlormequat to pyrethrum ( Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium Vis.) was

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Qiansheng Li, Min Deng, Jianjun Chen, and Richard J. Henny

al., 2006 ). To reduce rapid internode elongation under a low light level, plant growth retardants have been used as a foliar spray or soil drench ( Davis, 1987 ). Paclobutrazol [β-(4-chlorophenyl)methyl-α-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1 H -1,2,4-triazole-1

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Duane W. Greene

Abbreviations: L D, length: diameter PB, paclobutrazol; PF, petal fall; SSC, soluble solids concentration. Paper no. 2971, Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, Univ. of Massachusetts at Amherst. The cost of publishing this paper was

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Christopher J. Currey, Nicholas J. Flax, and Kellie J. Walters

)], paclobutrazol [10, 20, or 40 mg·L −1 (Piccolo; Fine Americas)], or uniconazole [5, 10, or 20 mg·L −1 (Concise; Fine Americas)] applied at a rate of 2 qt/100 ft 2 with a hand sprayer. Following PGR applications, all treated plants for a single cultivar were