Rooting bed test: Soil conditioner in nursing bed eased chrysanthemum transplanting
AuthorEdward J. Bowles
Author AffiliationsEdward J. Bowles is Farm Advisor, Santa Clara County, University of California.
Hilgardia 7(10):14-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n10p14. October 1953.
A synthetic soil conditioner, CRD-186—Krilium—was tested in rooting beds of commercially grown chrysanthemums for its influence on total root growth and the transplant operation.
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