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Ethephon influences flowering, height, and branching of several herbaceous perennials
Author(s): T. Hayashi, R. D. Heins, A. C. Cameron and W. H. Carlson
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Scientia Horticulturae
Article Topic(s): Plant growth regulator, Propagation
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
AbstractDetermines the effects of ethephon (an ethylene-releasing chemical) on flowering, plant height, and branching of Achillea millefolium L. 'Weser River Sandstone', Coreopsis verticillata L. 'Moonbeam', Echinacea purpurea Moench 'Bravado', and Liatris spicata Willd. 'Kobold', among others. The effects of ethephon varied by species.
Suggested CitationT. Hayashi, R. D. Heins, A. C. Cameron and W. H. Carlson. "Ethephon influences flowering, height, and branching of several herbaceous perennials." Scientia Horticulturae 91.3-4 (2001): 305-324.