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Amanda Bayer, John Ruter, and Marc W. van Iersel

Controlling plant stem elongation is common in ornamental plant production. Height control is necessary to meet industry standards for target plant height ( Fisher and Heins, 1995 ), to increase plant aesthetics by producing more compact plants

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Daljeet S. Dhaliwal and Martin M. Williams II

grain-type soybean report that plant density influences plant height ( Matsuo et al., 2018 ; Mehmet, 2008 ), number of main stem branches ( Agudamu and Shiraiwa, 2016 ; Board and Kahlon, 2013 ), and plant biomass ( Matsuo et al., 2018 ). Companies

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Israel S. Joukhadar, Stephanie J. Walker, and Paul A. Funk

contributed to improved mechanical harvest efficiency; however, additional research was needed to identify the most important determinants of mechanical harvest quality/efficiency, such as plant height, plant width, number of basal branches, basal stem

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Josiah Raymer, Mack Thetford, and Debbie L. Miller

dolomitic limestone. Plants were pruned to 8 cm in height 7 d after planting (DAP). Plants were fertilized with 15N–3.9P–10K controlled-release fertilizer (8- to 9-month formulation at 21 °C, Osmocote Plus; Scotts Miracle-Grow, Marysville, OH) applied as a

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Daniel Struve, Francesco Ferrini, Chandra Bellasio, and Alessio Fini

characterize the early height growth and water use of seedlings from six sources of Quercus native to Italy; to explore the rooting potential of semihardwood stem cuttings taken from these stock plants; and to determine if early height growth or water use

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Renwei Huang, Daofeng Liu, Min Zhao, Zhineng Li, Mingyang Li, and Shunzhao Sui

recorded for important traits; statistical analysis indicated significant differences ( P < 0.001) between diploid and tetraploid plants with regard to morphological characteristics. Compared with the diploid plants, the height of the tetraploid plants was

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Robert R. Shortell, William A. Meyer, and Stacy A. Bonos

selection. Plant height and rhizome spread are useful characteristics because a low-growing, aggressive spreading cultivar should be able to tolerate lower heights of cut, recover quickly, and fill in damaged areas ( Meyer and Funk, 1989 ). Leaf texture

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Maria Florencia Babuin, Mariela Echeverria, Ana Bernardina Menendez, and Santiago Javier Maiale

calculated according to Echeverria et al. (2013) . Stem height, leaf length, and number of leaves were measured at three times: 60 d after sowing, 90 d after sowing (onset of stress), and after 6 d of water withholding, when plants were harvested. In

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Xuan Wu, Shuyin Liang, and David H. Byrne

plant architecture to explain the architectural variability observed and to combine correlated variables into one ( Crespel et al., 2013 ). They were plant height (measured in centimeters), the number of primary shoots (initial complete shoots that

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Margaret G. Aiken, Holly L. Scoggins, and Joyce G. Latimer

randomized design. Data were collected at 0, 2, and 4 weeks after the drench application and at termination of the study (determined by plant flowering). Data collected included plant height, average plant width (average of width measured at the widest point