Effects of exposing freesia corms to ethylene or to smoke on dormancy-breaking and flowering

@inproceedings{Imanishi1983EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of exposing freesia corms to ethylene or to smoke on dormancy-breaking and flowering},
  author={Hideo Imanishi and E. J. Fortanier},
  year={1983}
}
Abstract Ethylene (C 2 H 4 ), applied at an early stage of the high-temperature treatment for dormancy breaking, promoted sprouting. Five μ l l −1 of C 2 H 4 , applied during 2 days, replaced 2 weeks of high temperatures. The promotive effect of C 2 H 4 diminished with increasing exposure period and no difference was found between the effects of 5 and 50 μ l l −1 . The promotive effect of exposing corms to smoke was slightly lower than that of C 2 H 4 . Neither had an adverse effect on… CONTINUE READING

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