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- Worarad, K., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2016 no.1131 pp. 73-80
- corolla; ethylene production; fluorescence; microbial growth; microbial load; microorganisms; scanning electron microscopy; sodium dichloroisocyanurate; stems; sugar content; trehalose; vase life; water uptake; xylem
- ... The effects of a combination of trehalose and sodium dichloroisocyanurate (DICA) on reducing the growth of microorganisms in the vase solution and improving the quality of 'Grand Gala' cut rose flowers was investigated. Flower stems were held in distilled water (control; DW), Floralife®, 2% trehalose (Tre) and 2% trehalose + 50 mg L-1 DICA (Tre + DICA) for 7 d in an observation room (21±2°C, 70-80 ...