EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
47,893,527
Abstracts:
28,296,643
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Criteria for the evaluation of post-harvest senescence of cut flowers


, : Criteria for the evaluation of post-harvest senescence of cut flowers. Acta Horticulturae (41): 207-215

The criterion for evaluating the effect of floral preservatives on cut flowers is the maintenance of quality with maximum longevity (vase life) when the flowers are used by the consumer. Eleven criteria are listed for evaluation of floral preservatives and examples given of their influence in increasing vase life in carnations, enhancing bud development and maintenance of flower colour in Wedgwood iris, resistance or susceptibility to stem damage in anemone, ranunculus and bulbous iris.


Accession: 000053155

Submit PDF Full Text: Here


Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:
Close
Close

Related references

Lee AeKyung; Suh JeungKeun, 1996: Effect of harvest stage, pre- and post-harvest treatment on longevity of cut Lilium flowers. Flowers of the Mid-Century hybrid Enchantment, the Oriental hybrid Stargazer and Lilium longiflorum cv. Jinsil were harvested 4 or 3 days before anthesis and were pre-treated in distilled water or 4 mM silver thiosulfate (STS), or were sprayed wit...

Souza, A.L.B. de; Scalon, S. de P.Q.; Chitarra, M.I.F.; Chitarra, A.B., 1999: Post-harvest application of CaCl2 in strawberry fruits (Fragaria ananassa Dutch cv. Sequoia): evaluation of fruit quality and post-harvest life. Fruits of strawberries cv. Sequoia were immersed in 0. 0.5 or 1.0% CaCl2 solutions for 5 min, air dried, then stored at 4 degrees C and 90 +or- 5% RH on PVC-covered plastic trays. CaCl2 did not significantly affect the physical or chemical charact...

Bredmose, N., 1987: Post harvest ability of some new cut flowers. Among the cut flowers studied for vase life the following kept well in tap water: Achyranthes sp. (4 weeks), Heliconia sp. (>2 weeks), Kalanchoe quartiniana (>2 weeks), Luzula nivea (>4 weeks), Streptosolen jamesonii (>2 weeks) and Tra...

Lemper, J., 1981: Post-harvest handling of cut flowers. The importance of cutting flowers at the optimum stage and storing them at low temperature (6 deg C) and high humidity in fresh air at low light intensity are discussed. Removal of 3 lower leaves, cleaning stems and recutting the base before placi...

Jones, M.L.; Woodson, W.R., 1996: Post-pollination ethylene biosynthesis and senescence of carnation flowers. Plant Physiology (Rockville) 111(2 SUPPL ): 148

Saunders M.S.; Takeda F.; Hatton T.T., 1981: Post harvest physiology and senescence in muscadines. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 94: 340-343

Nichols, R., 1979: Developments in post-harvest techniques for cut flowers. Treatments used to open flowers (including chrysanthemums, carnations and gladioli) cut at a tight bud stage are described and the feasibility of combining these treatments with long-term storage (more than 2 months) is considered. The effect of p...

Kaicker, Us, 1984: Pre- and post-harvest handling and marketing of cut flowers. Indian horticulturet 29(2): 47-51

Benschop M.; D.H.rtogh A.A., 1971: Post harvest development of cut tulip m flowers. Acta Horticulturae (Wageningen) 1(23): 121-125

Skalska, E., 1990: Post-harvest treatment of cut flowers. Part 2. The results are discussed of trials with freesias (post-storage treatments in sugar and other solutions for end opening and long vase life); roses (disinfection of storage and vase water, sugar and other supplements to prolong vase life); and bouv...