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Gibberellin increases growth of Duke avocado seedlings


R. M. Burns
S. M. Mircetich
C. W. Coggins
G. A. Zentmyer

Authors Affiliations

Robert 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.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 20(10):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n10p6. October 1966.

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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.

Burns R, Mircetich S, Coggins C, Zentmyer G. 1966. Gibberellin increases growth of Duke avocado seedlings. Hilgardia 20(10):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n10p6
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