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The distinction between living and dead plant tissue: viability tests in cold hardiness research
Abstract Central to the study of plant cold hardiness is a suitable method of measuring viability following exposure to a freezing stress. No single viability test has been found that will work for… Expand
Horticultural Uses of Municipal Solid Waste Composts
Composting of municipal solid waste (MSW) has received renewed attention as a result of increasing waste disposal costs and the environmental concerns associated with using landfills. Sixteen MSW… Expand
The effect of photoperiod and thermoperiod on cold acclimation and growth of Pinussylvestris
Low temperature acclimation and growth of roots and shoots of Scots pine seedlings (Pinussylvestris L.) under long day or short day (SD), and warm temperature or low temperature (LT) treatments wer...
Endogenous ethylene and abscisic Acid relative to phytogerontology.
Endogenous production of ethylene and endogenous levels of abscisic acid were measured from Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. abscission zone explants at six stages of development: tight bud, open flower,… Expand
Effect of Ethephon, Indole Butyric Acid, and Treatment Solution pH on Rooting and on Ethylene Levels within Mung Bean Cuttings.
Light-grown mung bean (Phaseolus aureus Roxb.) cuttings were treated with buffered and nonbuffered solutions of Ethephon, indole butyric acid (IBA), and the combination of both. Ethephon treatment… Expand
Comparison of Conventional and Alternative Nursery Weed Management Strategies
Soil cultivation (3 to 5 times/yr) and herbicide management (oxadiazon, 3.92 kg ai/ha), agricultural standards for reducing weed competition, were compared to three alternative nursery field… Expand
Comparison of Conventional and Alternative Nursery Field Management Systems: Tree Growth and Performance
Abstract The effects of 5 nursery field maintenance systems (cultivation, herbicide management, legume (bird's-foot trefoil) companion crop, winter cereal (rye) cover crop/mulch, and mixed grass so...
Weed control strategies for field grown herbaceous perennials.
Abstract Fourteen herbicides or herbicide combinations, wood chip mulch, chipped rubber tire mulch, and newspaper mulch were evaluated for weed control efficacy and phytotoxicity using 12 species of… Expand
Changes in Water Relations, Water Flux, and Root Exudate Abscisic Acid Content With Cold Acclimation of Pinus sylvestris L
Scotch pine seedlings (Pinus sylvestris L.) were subjected to 6 week photoperiod and thermoperiod treatments to induce different levels of cold acclimation. The water content, relative water content,… Expand