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Lixin Xu, Mili Zhang, Xunzhong Zhang, and Lie-Bao Han

various adaptive mechanisms for surviving freezing temperature such as increases in certain sugars or amino acids, increases in ABA content, and antioxidant capacity ( Patton et al., 2007a , 2007b ; Rogers et al., 1977 ; Zhang and Ervin, 2008 ; Zhang

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Xunzhong Zhang, Kehua Wang, and Erik H. Ervin

-acclimated cultivars can develop metabolic defenses rapidly to cope with freezing stress ( Zhang et al., 2006 ). Increases in certain sugars or amino acids, synthesis of novel proteins, and increases in the degree of unsaturation of membrane lipid fatty acids

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Cibele Mantovani, Jonas Pereira de Souza Júnior, Renato de Mello Prado, and Kathia Fernandes Lopes Pivetta

salicylic acid concentrations after 300 d of in vitro cultivation. ** P < 0.01. Effect of SA on plant growth and development. The presence of SA reduced the number of leaves in the plants. The results of both examined species were compatible with a negative

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Anderson Machado de Mello, Nereu Augusto Streck, Erin E. Blankenship, and Ellen T. Paparozzi

of 50% success rate (unpublished data). Gibberellic acid (GA 3 , GA 4 , and GA 7 ) has been shown to break dormancy and increase germination in seeds of several genera ( Bewley and Black, 1982 , 1985 ), including certain penstemon ( Atwater, 1980

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Mason T. MacDonald, Rajasekaran R. Lada, Jeff Hoyle, and A. Robin Robinson

possible signal is abscisic acid (ABA). ABA is a natural phytohormone that is known to regulate various plant growth and developmental processes associated with biotic and abiotic stresses, including drought. Endogenous levels of ABA increase in parallel to

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Huifei Shen, Bing Zhao, Jingjing Xu, Xizi Zheng, and Wenmei Huang

d of recovery period, leaf samples were collected for physiological, biochemical, and phenotypical analysis. Table 1. Different treatments of salicylic acid (SA) and/or CaCl 2 applied to the leaves of Rhododendron ‘Fen Zhen Zhu’ for improving heat

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Manuel G. Astacio and Marc W. van Iersel

well as the daily light integral. ABA applications were made on Day 1. ABA = abscisic acid. The experiment was designed as a randomized complete block with a split plot with ABA concentrations as the main blocking factor and the well

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Yi Zhang, Tracey Mechlin, and Imed Dami

foliar application concentration of ABA; and 2) evaluate the morphological and physiological changes of greenhouse-grown grapevines in response to exogenous ABA application. Materials and Methods Plant materials, growing conditions, and abscisic acid

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Kuan-Hung Lin, Shao-Bo Huang, Chun-Wei Wu, and Yu-Sen Chang

stress. Both salicylic acid (SA) and calcium chloride (CaCl 2 ) are signal molecules known for their roles in plant adaptation to changing environments. They influence various stress responses and regulate the physiological and biochemical mechanisms in

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Duane W. Greene

status within a tree with thinning effectiveness and severity ( Byers et al., 1991 ; Kondo and Takahashi, 1987 ; Lakso, 2011 ; Stopar et al., 2001 ). Cited modes of action of naphthaleneacetic acid ( Stopar et al., 1997 ), benzyladenine ( Yuan and