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Effect of silverthiosulphate (STS) and sucrose on postharvest display life of cut panicles of Ipomopsis rubra L
Author(s): W. Mackay, N. Sankhla and C. McKenney
Publication Type: Meeting Abstract
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Article Topic(s): Plant growth regulator,Human Use
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Ipomopsis rubra (Standing cypress),
AbstractEvaluates postharvest treatments for using Ipomopsis rubra as a cut flower. Applying silverthiosulphate (STS) as a pretreatment delayed corolla abscission. Adding sucrose to the vase encouraged new flower buds to open. A combined treatment of STS and sucrose is recommended.
Suggested CitationW. Mackay, N. Sankhla and C. McKenney. "Effect of silverthiosulphate (STS) and sucrose on postharvest display life of cut panicles of Ipomopsis rubra L." HortScience 42.4 (2007): 1016-1016.
Article LinksISSN: 0018-5345