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Floral initiation in Rudbeckia hirta (Asteraceae) under limited inductive photoperiodic treatments

Author(s): R. L. Harkess and R. E. Lyons

Month: Aug
Year: 1994

Journal: American Journal of Botany
Volume: 81
Issue: 8
Pages: 1021-1026

Article Topic(s): Light, Phenology, Propagation
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed susan),

Abstract

Evaluates the effects of alternating cycles of modified day length on flower development of Rudbeckia hirta in a production environment. Plants receiving 24 or more long days began floral development earlier than plants receiving fewer long days.

Suggested Citation

R. L. Harkess and R. E. Lyons. "Floral initiation in Rudbeckia hirta (Asteraceae) under limited inductive photoperiodic treatments." American Journal of Botany 81.8 (1994): 1021-1026.

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