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Flowering and bulb growth of Nerine bowdenii


, : Flowering and bulb growth of Nerine bowdenii. Acta Horticulturae (47): 241-249

A review is given of 4 years' investigations on the effects of storage treatment, planting date, plant density, bulb size and climatic conditions on growth and flowering. Year-round flowering could be obtained by storing the bulbs at 2 deg C and varying the planting date.

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Accession: 000381009

DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1975.47.37

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