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Effects of pre harvest and post harvest anti transpirant applications on vase life of leatherleaf fern rumohra adiantiformis

Nell, T.A.; Conover, C.A.; Barrett, J.E.; Poole, R.T.

Scientia Horticulturae 26(3): 225-230


ISSN/ISBN: 0304-4238
Accession: 005320838

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Post-harvest water use of leatherleaf fern was not affected when Cloud Cover, Vapor Gard or Wilt Pruf1 were applied 3-28 days prior to harvest. However, post-harvest anti-transpirant dips reduced water use during the first 24 h. The shortest vase life occurred in fronds dipped in water. The incidence of frond curl was not influenced by anti-transpirant applications.

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