Search Results

You are looking at 31 - 40 of 4,117 items for :

  • "plant growth" x
  • Refine by Access: All x
Clear All
Free access

Christopher J. Currey and John E. Erwin

were highly compressed, and as concentrations increased to 20 ppm, both K. glaucescens and K. rotundifolia were very stunted. The efficacy of PGRs in controlling stem elongation is related to plant growth which, in turn, is influenced by cultural

Full access

Babak Madani, Marisa Wall, Amin Mirshekari, Alagie Bah, and Mahmud Tengku Muda Mohamed

fruit per plant, and decreased the incidence of blossom end rot ( Rab and Haq, 2012 ). Calcium nitrate foliar sprays on salt-treated lettuce ( Lactuca sativa ) and endive ( Cichorium endivia ) did not impact plant growth, but reduced blackheart and tip

Open access

Paweł Petelewicz, Paweł M. Orliński, and James H. Baird

time of writing ( Golfdom, 2019 ). Another way of minimizing annual bluegrass infestation in creeping bentgrass greens is the use of Class-B plant growth regulators (PGRs) to differentially suppress annual bluegrass growth in mixed stands with creeping

Open access

Irfan Ali Sabir, Xunju Liu, Songtao Jiu, Matthew Whiting, and Caixi Zhang

, and the effect was timing and rate dependent. However, cytokinins showed no significant difference in improving fruit set except for CPPU treatment with ≈15% higher than control in ‘Bing’ ( Fig. 1 ). Fig. 1. Influence of plant growth regulators

Free access

Maria A. Macias-Leon and Daniel I. Leskovar

controls. After treatment, the seeds were washed three times with distilled water and re-dried under a laminar hood, with lights on and a continuous air flow for 48 h until the original weight was reestablished ( Irfan et al., 2005 ). Table 1. Plant growth

Free access

Thomas E. Marler and Nirmala Dongol

litter showed that these soils indeed contained phytotoxic compounds that inhibited plant growth. We have not attempted to identify the chemicals or determine their origin. Perhaps the phytotoxic compounds originated in the extensive surface layer of A

Free access

Anish Malladi and Jacqueline K. Burns

and to design practices to improve plant performance. Studies examining the nature of long-distance communication have shown that the common phytohormones, referred to within this article as plant growth regulators (PGRs), participate in such

Full access

Josh B. Henry, Ingram McCall, and Brian E. Whipker

found to be well suited for this study as many plant growth parameters increased up to a certain point after which they no longer increased or decreased with increasing P concentrations. Models obtained from PROC REG and PROC NLIN were compared using

Full access

Nicholas J. Flax, Christopher J. Currey, James A. Schrader, David Grewell, and William R. Graves

growth retardants are frequently used in bedding-plant production to restrict growth of plants, as they can be easily applied without adversely affecting other crops in the same environment. Plant growth retardants are often applied as foliar sprays, but

Full access

Marisa Y. Thompson, Jennifer Randall, Richard J. Heerema, and Dawn VanLeeuwen

and orchard management schedules and weather ( Table 1 ). Table 1. Dates of plant growth regulator applications in mature and immature pecan orchards, 2014–2015. Data collection and statistical analysis. Return bloom response variables were analyzed by