Full TGIF Record # 10497
Item 1 of 1
Publication Type:
Author(s):Marshall, E. J. P.
Author Affiliation:Dept. of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bristol, Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol, UK.
Title:Some Effects of the Growth Retardant Mefluidide on the Grass Bromus Sterilis L.
Source:Tests of Agrochemicals and Cultivars. Vol. 8, April 1987, p. 128-129.
Publishing Information:London: Assoc. of Applied Biologists.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Mefluidide; Bromus sterilis; Growth regulators; Tillers (vegetative)
Abstract/Contents:"A single application of mefluidide to B. sterilis did not prevent flowering, but did significantly reduce tiller and panicle numbers per plant. However, plants with three or more tillers sprayed at 0.8 kg/ha produced greater numbers of panicles than no treatment. A rate of 0.2 or 0.4 kg/ha only gave a temporary reduction in vigour. Mefluidide did not affect seed viability. In general, the more panicles per plant, the lower the number of spikelets per panicle. Only the early treatments reduced the estimated seed return. Most germination of B. sterilis occurs by September, but some late-emerging seedlings will originate from seed persisting through winter on old plants (5). Thus, two applications might be required in the field. Any plants having three tillers or more at treatent would be unaffected or stimulated to produce greater numbers of seed. This technique, therefore, seems unlikely to be of value for managing B. sterilis in field margins."
Note:Discussion as abstract.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Marshall, E. J. P. 1987. Some Effects of the Growth Retardant Mefluidide on the Grass Bromus Sterilis L.. Tests Agrochem. Cultiv. 8:p. 128-129.
Fastlink to access this record outside TGIF: https://tic.msu.edu/tgif/flink?recno=10497
If there are problems with this record, send us feedback about record 10497.
Choices for finding the above item:
Find Item @ MSU
MSU catalog number: QH 545 .A25 T47
Request through your local library's inter-library loan service (bring or send a copy of this TGIF record)