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Effect of plant growth retardants on stem elongation of hibiscus species

Author(s): R. M. Warner and J. E. Erwin

Month: Apr-Jun
Year: 2003

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Horttechnology
Journal Link: http://horttech.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 13
Issue: 2
Pages: 293-296

Article Topic(s): Plant growth regulator
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Hibiscus coccineus (Scarlet rosemallow),

Abstract

Evaluates the effects of applying growth retardants on the stem elongation of hibiscus species including H. coccineus. Chlormequat chloride and Paclobutrazol inhibited stem elongation of all species. Uniconazole also reduced stem elongation of H. coccincus.

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R. M. Warner and J. E. Erwin. "Effect of plant growth retardants on stem elongation of hibiscus species." Horttechnology 13.2 (2003): 293-296.

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ISSN: 1063-0198

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