2,4–D treatment of citrus seed: Hormone treatment doubled production of healthy sweet orange seedlings in glasshouse experiments
AuthorsA. R. C. Haas
Joseph N. Brusca
Authors AffiliationsA. R. C. Haas is Plant Physiologist, University of California, Riverside; Joseph N. Brusca is Senior Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 8(2):8-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n02p8. February 1954.
In the germination of citrus seed, usually many weak seedlings fail to survive after they emerge from the seed coats– a loss apart from the losses caused by fungus attacks.
Haas A, Brusca J. 1954. 2,4–D treatment of citrus seed: Hormone treatment doubled production of healthy sweet orange seedlings in glasshouse experiments. Hilgardia 8(2):8-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n02p8
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