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Commercial flower forcing the fundamentals and their practical application to the culture of greenhouse crops by Alex Laurie

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


  • Forcing (Plants),
  • Floriculture.,
  • Greenhouse management.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Alex Laurie, D. C. Kiplinger [and] Kennard S. Nelson.
LC ClassificationsSB415 .L3 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination509 p.
Number of Pages509
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6226210M
LC Control Number57012587

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Book: Commercial flower forcing. The fundamentals and their practical application to the culture of greenhouse crops. pp.x + pp. Abstract: To those unversed in the care of plants in the greenhouse the present work will Cited by: 1. Dec 19,  · For the commercial grower, bulbs that are forced to flower out of season are especially profitable. Forcing simulates natural conditions to cause bulbs to bloom months before the normal cycle. The secret of forcing is to plant early enough to allow the bulb time to develop a sturdy root system. Mar 26,  · recent advances in flower forcing and year round production technologies PowerPoint Presentation: In hyacinth /{Hyadnthus orientalis L.) it was observed that the formation of the flower bud coincided with a gradual increase in the activity of cytokinins and auxins in the bulbs, whereas the level of abscisic acid was almost stable. The main body of the book gives extensive coverage of annual, perennial, bulbous, and woody species for commercial cut flower production, including propagation and growing-on methods, environmental factors, yield in the field, greenhouse forcing, stage of harvest, postharvest handling, and pests and .

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