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William B. Miller, Neil S. Mattson, Xiaorong Xie, Danghui Xu, Christopher J. Currey, Kasey L. Clemens, Roberto G. Lopez, Michael Olrich, and Erik S. Runkle

that can be easily shipped and marketed to consumers ( Currey et al., 2010 ). Foliar sprays, substrate drenches, liner dips, or bulb, tuber, and rhizome soaks or dips are common application methods for PGRs and one or more of these techniques are

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Shawn D. Lyons, William B. Miller, H. Christian Wien, and Neil S. Mattson

), hyacinth ( Hyacinthus orientalis ), caladium ( Caladium bicolor ), narcissus ( Narcissus pseudonarcissus ), and calla lily ( Zantedeschia aethiopica ) when applied as substrate drenches ( Beckman and Lukens, 1997 ; Miller, 2016 ; Tjia, 1987 ; Whipker et

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Yuqi Li and Neil S. Mattson

al., 2009 ; Spann and Little, 2011 ). The objective of this study was to determine effects of RWE on plant growth and drought tolerance of tomato and petunia transplants when applied as a drench or foliar spray at various concentrations. Materials

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Chenping Xu and Beiquan Mou

) without amendments; 2) Drench: plants were drenched with 40 mL of commercial liquid vermicompost extraction (Worm Power, Avon, NY) at 0, 14, 21, and 28 d after transplanting; 3) 5Ver: soil mixed with 5% (v/v) of commercial granular vermicompost (Worm Power

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Amy Barker, Ingram McCall, and Brian E. Whipker

drenches on plumbago (Arnold and McDonald, 2001). No statistically significant effects were observed in canopy growth or flowering with paclobutrazol applications. In a follow-up trial, higher paclobutrazol drench concentrations (40 to 80 mg·L −1 ) resulted

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

applied to target tissue to elicit a growth response. However, it is unknown if, and to what extent, ethephon can translocate from the roots to the shoots when applied to the substrate as a drench ( Miller et al., 2012 ). Currently, ethephon is not EPA

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Susan M. Hawkins, John M. Ruter, and Carol D. Robacker

negatively impacted at higher dosages of paclobutrazol by drench while time to flowering was positively impacted at the highest dosage by spray ( Karaguzel et al., 2004 ). High dosages of PGRs may cause plants to cease growing entirely ( Johansen et al., 1999

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Christopher J. Currey, Roberto G. Lopez, Brian A. Krug, Ingram McCall, and Brian E. Whipker

produce compact potted easter lilies ( McAvoy, 2001 ). Though foliar sprays and bulb dips are effective PGR application methods for bulb crops, substrate drenches provide more uniform height control over a longer duration ( Boldt, 2008 ; Gent and McAvoy

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W. Garrett Owen, Brian E. Jackson, Brian E. Whipker, and William C. Fonteno

production, and produce uniform, compact, and marketable plants ( Whipker, 2015 ). Methods of applying PGRs include foliar sprays, substrate drenches, liner dips or bulb, tuber, and rhizome soaks or dips ( Barrett, 2001 ; Blanchard and Runkle, 2007 ; Lopez

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Christopher J. Currey, Diane M. Camberato, Ariana P. Torres, and Roberto G. Lopez

A common cultural practice in greenhouse production is to apply plant growth retardants (PGRs) to produce uniform, compact, and marketable plants. Plant growth retardants can be applied in several ways, including foliar sprays, substrate drenches