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D.W. Williams and P.B. Burrus

1 Assistant Professor. 2 Research Specialist. We gratefully acknowledge partial funding of this project by the United States Golf Association and the Kentucky Turfgrass Council. Discussions of herbicides and plant growth regulators imply no

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Sarah A. White, Holly L. Scoggins, Richard P. Marini and Joyce G. Latimer

fulfillment of the requirements for the MS degree. The authors gratefully acknowledge the technical assistance of Velva Groover. Plant material generously provided by Yoder Green Leaf, Lancaster, Pa. Multivariate repeated measures analysis of plant growth

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Khalid M. Elhindi, Yaser Hassan Dewir, Abdul-Wasea Asrar, Eslam Abdel-Salam, Ahmed Sharaf El-Din and Mohamed Ali

dormancy, various methods like scarification, pretreatment with plant growth regulators (PGRs), and temperature shocks are used to break dormancy ( Copeland and McDonald 2001 ; Hidayati et al., 2012 ). Plant seed germination depends on both intrinsic and

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James T. Brosnan, Adam W. Thoms, Gregory K. Breeden and John C. Sorochan

, whereas soil compaction negatively alters soil physical properties ( Carrow and Petrovic, 1992 ). Plant growth regulators (PGRs) have been defined as organic compounds that alter turfgrass growth or development by targeting the actions of plant hormones

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Amir Rezazadeh, Richard L. Harkess and Guihong Bi

geranium HortScience 23 1029 1030 Cramer, C.S. Bridgen, M.P. 1998 Growth regulator effects on plant height of potted Mussaenda ‘Queen Sirikit’ HortScience 33 78 81 Currey, C.J. Lopez, R.G. 2011 Early flurprimidol drench applications suppress final height

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Martin Makgose Maboko and Christian Phillipus Du Plooy

·L −1 ( Table 2 ). This is in agreement with Chhonkar and Ghufran (1968) , who reported that plant height decreased in tomato plants treated with an increased concentration of NAA. Table 2. Effect of plant growth regulators on sweet pepper yield in a

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Maria A. Macias-Leon and Daniel I. Leskovar

concentration was reduced to 20 μ m . ACC treatments did not show any significant response in the range 10–30 μ m ; therefore, the concentration tested was 250 μ m . Seeds were primed and evaluated as described for study 1. Table 2. Plant growth regulator

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Christopher J. Currey and John E. Erwin

Andersen, A.S. Andersen, L. 2000 Growth regulation as a necessary prerequisite for introduction of new plants Acta Hort. 541 183 192 Adriansen, E. 1989 Growth and flowering in pot plants soaked with plant growth regulator solutions in ebb and flood benches

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Alicain S. Carlson, John M. Dole and Brian E. Whipker

hybrids) ( Whipker et al., 2011a ). Substrate drenches of flurprimidol and paclobutrazol did not affect flower height of amaryllis ( Hippeastrum ) and paclobutrazol and uniconazole reduced leaf length ( Miller et al., 2013 ). Plant growth regulators may

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James Robert Ault and Sandy S. Siqueira

dish for the growth regulator study. Experimental design and statistical analysis. For each experiment, 16 explants (one-half of a transversely sectioned bulb each) were randomly assigned to each PGR treatment. The experiment was conducted