Poinsettia bud initiation dates: Study of bud initiation dates enables growers to produce and time better poinsettia flowers
AuthorsA. M. Kofranek
R. H. Sciaroni
Authors AffiliationsA. M. Kofranek is Assistant Professor of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture, University of California, Los Angeles; R. H. Sciaroni is Farm Advisor, San Mateo County, University of California.
Hilgardia 8(1):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n01p9. January 1954.
The poinsettia–grown especially for the Christmas holiday season–is valued at approximately $250,000 annually. It is the third ranking pot plant crop in California with over 60% of the plants being grown in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Salt concentrate mixtures: Consumption of self-fed supplemental feed mixtures can maintain range animals on good nutrient level
Imperial valley lamb feeding: Data on rates of gain per month and per acre obtained in winter season feeding trials on alfalfa pasture
Heating poultry drinking water: Electrically heating poultry watering systems by different methods tested for economy of operation
Blackberries resistant to wilt: Certain varieties of the trailing berry resistant to Verticillium wilt may be grown in infested soil
Control of the frosted scale: Tests in southern California indicate parathion sprays effective treatment against pest on walnut
Oxidation of sulfur in soils: Nitrogen losses during oxidation may cause temporary setback to plants following applications of sulfur
Infiltration rates: Effect of wetting agents in water on infiltration rates into soils
Brassica-root nematode here: Pest formerly unknown in the United States found to be established in fields in Half Moon Bay area
Seasonal use of dairy products: Studies of Sacramento families showed how uses of dairy products varied with season