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Author(s):Rossi, Frank S.
Author Affiliation:Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title:[Basic concepts in plant growth regulations]
Article Series:What is it with plant growth regulators?, part 1
Column Name:Gazing in the grass
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Source:The Grass Roots. Vol. 21, No. 4, July/August 1993, p. 27.
Publishing Information:Madison, WI: Wisconsin Golf Course Superintendents Association.
# of Pages:1
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Trinexapac; Flurprimidol; Gibberellic acid; Growth regulator evaluation; History; Mefluidide; Paclobutrazol; Product profile
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the basic concepts behind growth regulation. In addition, two major categories of growth regulators are explained. Type I growth regulators inhibit both cell division and cell elongation and are primarily employed to suppress flowering (eg. Poa seedheads). Type II regulators suppress cell elongation, but not cell division. This leads to the characteristic morphology (broad leafed, short plants) of turf. "There is also some experimental evidence that indicates stolons of [type II growth regulator] treated plants become more prostrate and rosettelike (like a witches broom)."
Language:English
References:0
See Also:See also part 2 "[Plant growth regulators and their implication in golf turf management]", The Grass Roots, 21(5) September/October 1993, p. 13-14, R=28797. R=28797
See Also:Other items relating to: PGRS
Note:Reprint appears in Turfgrass Matters, 46(2) April 1994, p. 4
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Rossi, F. S. 1993. [Basic concepts in plant growth regulations]. Grass Roots. 21(4):p. 27.
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