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Shi-Ying Wang

76 ORAL SESSION 13 (Abstr. 478-483) Floriculture: Postharvest Physiology/Plant Growth Regulators

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Helen E. Hammond, Richard K. Schoellhorn, Sandra B. Wilson, and Jeffrey G. Norcini

cumbersome size for handling and shipping. Applications of plant growth regulators (PGRs) may help to extend the amount of time these plants can be held before distribution and sale, to improve visual quality, and to facilitate shipping. There are many PGRs

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Craig A. Campbell

142 WORKSHOP 19 (Abstr. 688-690) Opportunities and Challenges in the Development and Registration of Plant Growth Regulators Wednesday, 26 July, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

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Sean J. Markovic and James E. Klett

expense ( Holland et al., 2007 ). Applying plant growth regulators, on the other hand, is generally less labor intensive than manual pruning, although there is a chance it can cause phytotoxicity in certain crops ( Meijón et al., 2009 ). Three specific

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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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Nan Tang, Xiuting Ju, Yafan Hu, Rulong Jia, and Daocheng Tang

; Finkelstein, 2010 ; Khan et al., 2007 ; Prat, 2010 ; Woodger et al., 2010 ; Xu et al., 2007 ). Plant growth regulators have been widely used in the vegetative propagation of bulbous ornamentals ( Gaspar et al., 1996 ; Hanks and Rees, 1977 ; Kawa

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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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Paweł Petelewicz, Paweł M. Orliński, and James H. Baird

time of writing ( Golfdom, 2019 ). Another way of minimizing annual bluegrass infestation in creeping bentgrass greens is the use of Class-B plant growth regulators (PGRs) to differentially suppress annual bluegrass growth in mixed stands with creeping