Potted Flowering Plants
Published on July 10, 2017
Results are presented for an experiment in which we compared the efficacy of spray versus drench applications of a plant growth regulator (PGR) at increasing plant height of potted chrysanthemum plants.
Published on August 8, 2016
Did you hit your poinsettias with too much growth retardant? This Michigan State University research shows how to recover using products that contain gibberellic acid.
Published on July 17, 2013
Once flower buds are visible, adjusting the growing temperature has little or no impact on time to flower unless plants are held at low temperatures (50° F or less).
Published on August 8, 2009
As fuel prices continue to soar, finding ways to limit energy consumption in the production process of poinsettia has never been more important.
Published on August 7, 2008
When used properly, benzyladenine (BA) sprays have commercial potential, and can increase the number of tertiary shoots in poinsettia and delay lower-leaf yellowing (chlorosis).
Published on April 10, 2007
In the last of a four-part series, this article contains research-based information on the commercial production of phalaenopsis orchids. The primary topics addressed are scheduling and crop timing.