Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
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Hilgardia

Growth retardant tests on potted poinsettias

Author

Seward T. Besemer

Author Affiliations

Seward T. Besemer is Farm Advisor, San Diego County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 21(12):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n12p6. December 1967.

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Abstract

Greenhouse trials were conducted on potted poinsettias in the fall of 1966 at the Paul Ecke Ranch, San Diego County, with the following objectives: (1) to compare the standard rates of the growth retardantes, 2-Chloroethyltrimethylammonium choride (Cycocel) used as a pot drench and N-Dimethylaminosuccinamic acid (B-Nine) applied as a foliage spray; (2) to compare the two retardantes when both are used as foliage sprays; and (3) to determine possible injury resulting from two spray applications 10 days apart.

Besemer S. 1967. Growth retardant tests on potted poinsettias. Hilgardia 21(12):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n12p6
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