Gibberellin increases growth of Duke avocado seedlings
AuthorsR. M. Burns
S. M. Mircetich
C. W. Coggins
G. A. Zentmyer
Authors AffiliationsRobert M. Burns is Farm Advisor, Ventura County; Srecko M. Mircetich is Plant Pathologist, USDA, Beltsville, Maryland (formerly with the Department of Plant Pathology, University of California Citrus Research Center. Riverside); Charles W. Coggins, Jr., is Associate Plant Physiologist and Lecturer, Department of Horticultural Science; George A. Zentmyer is Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, U.C., Riverside.
Hilgardia 20(10):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n10p6. October 1966.
Soaking Duke variety avocado seeds in high concentrations of gibberellic acid for 24 hours prior to planting increased the rate of germination, seedling height, and stem diameter.
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