Gibberellin A4/A7, for induction of staminate flowers on the gynoecious cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

Gibberellin A4/A7 was compared with GA3 for staminate flower induction on an inbred gynoecious cucumber line grown under field conditions in Michigan. Gibberellin A4/A7 spray applications at 50 ppm were found to induce significantly greater numbers of staminate flowers than GA3 applied at 1000 ppm without causing excessive stem elongation or brittleness… CONTINUE READING