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- Agehara, Shinsuke; Leskovar, Daniel I.
- Scientia horticulturae 2015 v.194 pp. 118-125
- Capsicum annuum; abscisic acid; abscission; biomass; biosynthesis; chlorosis; cotyledons; dry matter accumulation; gibberellins; greenhouses; growth retardation; leaves; root growth; root shoot ratio; roots; sales; shipping; shoots; stem elongation; sweet peppers; uniconazole; Florida; Texas
- ... Vegetable transplants quickly outgrow the optimal size for shipping and transplanting, limiting sales, and marketing flexibility in commercial nurseries. Abscisic acid (ABA) and uniconazole can suppress shoot growth by inducing stress-adaptive responses and inhibiting gibberellin biosynthesis, respectively. We evaluated the effectiveness of the two growth regulators in prolonging marketability of ...
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