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Timothy M. Spann and Holly A. Little

follows: 7 nitrogen, 2 P 2 O 5 , 7 K 2 O, 0.1 magnesium, 0.03 manganese, 0.01 copper, 0.02 zinc, 0.04 iron, and 0.01 boron (Growers Fertilizer Co., Inc., Lake Alfred, FL). SWE treatments were applied at 5 mL·L −1 as a soil drench or foliar spray once per

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Esmaeil Fallahi and Thomas Eichert

focuses on developing foliar spray programs that enhance nutrient phytoavailability, thereby reducing nutrient requirements and minimizing release of potentially deleterious elements into the environment, and that allow safe tank-mixing of multiple

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Bruce W. Wood

sufficient to affect subsequent shoot and foliage morphology. Treatments were applied by foliar spray to runoff with treated limbs selected to avoid cross-contamination by other treatments. The experimental design consisted of five treatments replicated eight

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Christopher J. Currey and Roberto G. Lopez

, the most common cultural method of controlling poinsettia height is the application of PGRs ( Hammer and Barrett, 2001 ). Compared with foliar sprays, PGRs applied as substrate drenches provide more uniform control over a longer duration ( Boldt, 2008

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Youping Sun, Guihong Bi, Genhua Niu, and Christina Perez

( Kawabata and Criley, 1996 ). Norcini et al. (1993) recommended that a foliar spray of dikegulac sodium at 1600 mg·L −1 could potentially reduce the amount of pruning required during ‘Barbara Karst’ bougainvillea [ Bougainvillea × buttiana ( B. glabra

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Anna Kapczyńska and Małgorzata Malik

determine how flurprimidol, applied at different concentrations and planting dates as a preplant bulb soak or a foliar spray, influences the growth of ‘Ronina’ and ‘Rupert’ lachenalia. Materials and methods The experiment was carried out in 2012–13 in a

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Amir Rezazadeh and Richard L. Harkess

). Flurprimidol is similar to paclobutrazol and uniconazole in both chemical structure and mode of action. It is effective as a foliar spray and substrate drench for height control ( Currey and Lopez, 2011 ; Krug et al., 2005 , 2006 ; Whipker et al., 2006

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

have been considered some of the major causes for alternate bearing in mango ( Chadha, 1993 ). Some field practices, such as foliar spray of organic biostimulants (e.g., humic acid, fulvic acid, and amino acids) and micronutrients (e.g., Fe, Zn, Mn, Cu

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Karim Keshavarz, Kourosh Vahdati, Mahmoud Samar, Behzad Azadegan, and Patrick H. Brown

important role in pollen germination and pollen tube growth ( Storey, 2007 ) and foliar sprays of B increase pollen germination in a number of tree species including almond [ Prumus amygdalus ( Nyomora et al., 1997 )], pear [ Pyrus communis ( Lee et al

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Justin M. Vitullo and Clifford S. Sadof

on each day of the assay. Laboratory trials assessed the deterrence of azadirachtin when applied at different rates as a soil systemic and foliar spray on 6 July 2004. The two soil treatments were applied at rates of 0.144 and 0.288 g/plant a.i. in 2