Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Gibberellin on white potatoes: Applied to freshly harvested, resting potato tubers, or used in preharvest foliar sprays, gibberellin promotes sprouting

Authors

Lawrence Rappaport
Herman Timm
Laverne F. Lippert

Authors Affiliations

Lawrence Rappaport is Junior Olericulturist in Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis; Herman Timm is Junior Olericulturist in Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis; Laverne F. Lippert is Research Assistant in Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(2):4-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n02p4. February 1958.

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Abstract

Year-round production of potatoes in California frequently necessitates the use of resting tubers as planting stock. However, resting tubers normally do not sprout for 1-4 months after harvest—depending on varietal characteristics—despite exposure to optimal environmental conditions.

Rappaport L, Timm H, Lippert L. 1958. Gibberellin on white potatoes: Applied to freshly harvested, resting potato tubers, or used in preharvest foliar sprays, gibberellin promotes sprouting. Hilgardia 12(2):4-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n02p4
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