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During perennial plant production, the height many perennials attain during growth makes them top heavy and limits their production. Shipping is also impacted; because of their height, fewer plants can fit on a cart. A prime example of this

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once every 24 h during the 4-d treatment period (days 1–4). After the measurements were made, the plants were returned to the treatment chambers and re-injected with ethylene to satisfy the treatment concentrations. Plant height was recorded on 15

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) indicated that morphological variation in tall fescue germplasm was heritable, and that several traits including plant height and dry matter yield had a high narrow sense heritability value. Morphological traits are of great importance in selecting rational

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uniform across planting dates. Planting dates separated by 3 weeks in Wisconsin had no effect on plant height, but did influence days to silking and yield components of crosses of several open-pollinated sweet corn cultivars ( Revilla and Tracy, 1997

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top in diameter, 32 cm height) without holes on 1 Mar., 16 Mar., and 31 Mar. 2005. Twenty propagules were planted each time with one propagule per container. Each treatment had 10 replicates. All containers were filled to two-thirds container level (21

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Red firespike is a vigorous ornamental shrub growing to ≈6 ft in height. It has an upright growth habit and is commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant in the garden due to its attractive tubular red flowers ( Daniel, 1995 ). The plant has

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; Geneveys sur Coffrane, Switzerland) during growth to promote a full, dense canopy and plant height of over 1 meter. In early Jan. 1997, the canopy's widest width and that perpendicular to the widest width were measured for each plant. Widths were

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, 1990 ). Plant height of greenhouse bell peppers ( Capsicum annuum L.) decreased by as much as 49% and total leaf area by 82% with NaCl concentrations above 50 mmol·L −1 (2.92 g·L −1 ) ( Chartzoulakis and Klapaki, 2000 ). Vegetative growth of

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ineffective, whereas in the case of the freesia ( Freesia ), lily ( Lilium ), and tulip ( Tulipa ) species, it has a positive effect in controlling the height of the marketable plant ( De Hertogh and Le Nard, 1993 ). The objective of this study was to

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practices to produce crops of uniform size and quality with height tolerances dictated by both marketing and shipping factors ( Fisher et al. 1996 ). Stem height often can be controlled by pinching, cultural practices, or plant growth regulators (PGRs

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