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Controlling seedling height by treating seedlings with Paclobutrazol on some plant seedlings

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dc.contributor.author Kepenek, K.
dc.date.accessioned 2022-02-08T07:17:57Z
dc.date.available 2022-02-08T07:17:57Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Kepenk K. 2016. "Controlling seedling height by treating seedlings with Paclobutrazol on some plant seedlings." Lucrări Știinţifice USAMV – Iași Seria Horticultură, 59(2) : 71-82.
dc.identifier.issn 2069-8275
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.uaiasi.ro/xmlui/handle/20.500.12811/2109
dc.description.abstract The objective of this study was to control seedling height by treating seedlings with paclobutrazol on some plant seedlings at plug growth period under in vitro and greenhouse conditions during first seedling cycle. Paclobutrazol was applied as foliar sprays to in vitro and greenhouse-grown seedlings [banana (Musa acuminata, cv. Dwarf Cavendish), tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill., cv. T83-48F1) and potato (Solanum tuberosum, cv. Granola)]. Foliar spraying was done one week after transplanting at doses of 0, 100, 250, 500, 750 and 1000 ppm of Paclobutrazol solutions. To examine the effect of Paclobutrazol application on growth of seedlings in “in vitro” and greenhouse conditions, plant growth, leaf area, thickness of leave, leaf chlorophyll content, plant height, root length and internodes length were measured. Paclobutrazol had effect at all doses and plug growth was reduced. Plant height was shortened; leaf area and internodes distance and thickness of leaves were reduced. Paclobutrazol slightly decreased the internodes length. The leaf area was reduced with increasing dose of paclobutrazol and total leaf chlorophyll content increased. Results showed that paclobutrazol application positively affected seedling growth and increased the adaptation of the seedlings in the field conditions. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher “Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Iași en_US
dc.subject plant regulator en_US
dc.subject in vitro en_US
dc.subject paclobutrazol en_US
dc.subject banana en_US
dc.subject Musa acuminata en_US
dc.subject tomato en_US
dc.subject Lycopersicon esculentum en_US
dc.subject potato en_US
dc.subject Solanum tuberosum en_US
dc.subject chlorophyll content en_US
dc.subject regulator de creştere en_US
dc.subject tomate en_US
dc.subject cartof en_US
dc.subject conţinut de clorofilă en_US
dc.title Controlling seedling height by treating seedlings with Paclobutrazol on some plant seedlings en_US
dc.title.alternative Controlul înălţimii răsadurilor prin tratarea acestora cu Paclobutrazol la câteva specii de plante en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.author.affiliation K. Kepenek, Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
dc.publicationName Lucrări Știinţifice USAMV – Iași Seria Horticultură
dc.volume 59
dc.issue 2
dc.publicationDate 2016
dc.startingPage 71
dc.endingPage 82


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