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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Effect of four shading levels on flower stem and corm quality of liatris (Liatris spicata)

Author(s): F. Schiappacasse, G. Carrasco and F. Carrasco

Month: Jan-Mar
Year: 2007

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Agricultura Tecnica
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 67
Issue: 1
Pages: 100-104

Article Topic(s): Light,Propagation
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Liatris spicata (Dense blazing star),

Abstract

Evaluates the effects of shade on growing Liatris spicata as a cut flower in Chile. Flowers grown under shade negatively affected flower quality in that flowers had smaller stem diameters and shorter flower spikes. Shade also negatively affected corm weight.

Suggested Citation

F. Schiappacasse, G. Carrasco and F. Carrasco. "Effect of four shading levels on flower stem and corm quality of liatris (Liatris spicata)." Agricultura Tecnica 67.1 (2007): 100-104.

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ISSN: 0365-2807

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