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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

Month: Jul
Year: 2007

Publication Type: Meeting Abstract
Journal: Hortscience
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 42
Issue: 4
Pages: 1016-1016

Article Topic(s): Plant growth regulator,Human Use
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Ipomopsis rubra (Standing cypress),

Abstract

Evaluates 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.

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W. 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.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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