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Web URL(s):http://www.pgrsa.org/sites/default/files/pgrsa-2008.pdf#page=66
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Author(s):Ervin, Erik H.; Zhang, Xunzhong
Author Affiliation:Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Title:Role of cytokinins in seaweed extracts in improving turfgrass responses to heat and drought stress
Meeting Info.:San Francisco, California: August 3-7, 2008
Source:Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the PlantGrowth Regulator Society ofAmerica. 2008, p. 66.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Plant Growth Regulator Society of America, Lake Alfred, Florida
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Biostimulants; Cytokinins; Fertilizer evaluation; Seaweed products
Abstract/Contents:"Biostimulants containing seaweed extracts as a base ingredient are in common use in the turfgrass market, but their role in abiotic stress amelioration remains unclear. Our lab has made small steps over the last decade in uncovering the anti-senescence, cytokinin-like effects of these extracts. Stay-green effects under drought and heat stress were initially linked to improved antioxidant activity. Later, naturally high levels of cytokinins were measured in the extracts, with endogenous cytokinin increases being correlated with improvements in various metabolic functions during stress. Most recently, the rate of seaweed extract needed to provide adequate natural cytokinin concentrations for improved heat stress response have been confirmed relative to exogenous applications of trans-zeatin riboside. Supporting data will be reviewed in this presentation."
Language:English
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Ervin, E. H., and X. Zhang. 2008. Role of cytokinins in seaweed extracts in improving turfgrass responses to heat and drought stress. Proc. Plant Growth Regul. Soc. Am. p. 66.
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