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The effects of intermittent mist on cuttings






Acta Horticulturae (79): 49-56

The effects of intermittent mist on cuttings

A review and discussion, with some reference to temperate fruit and ornamental plants. The influence of intermittent mist propagation can now be attributed to at least four conditions, namely, (1) reduction of transpiration and respiration, (2) leaching of nutrients and other metabolites including growth regulating substances, and use of nutrient mist to replenish leached nutrients, (3) leaching of root inhibitors, and (4) induction of root promoting substances by mist.


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