Effects of gibberellic acid (GA3) and benzyladenine on tuberose quality and quantity

Azizollah Kheiry; Ahmad Khalighi; Younes Mostofi; Rohangiz Naderi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , August 2011, , Pages 9-20

Abstract
  Tuberose is one of the most important floral crops in Iran. Long spikes of fragrant flowers make it excellent for cut flower. Due to the beauty and sweet fragrance of flowers, it used in all seasons for flower arrangements. Production of high quality flowers and vase life extension is important for competition ...  Read More

Effect of some chemical treatments on postharvest quality and vase life of gerbera cut flowers (Gerbera jamesonii cv. Good Timing)

Elham Danaie; Younes Mostofi; Pejman Moradi; Reza Azizi nejad

Volume 13, Issue 1 , August 2011, , Pages 21-29

Abstract
  The effect of gibberelic acid (GA3) and ethanol on the postharvest quality and vase life of gerbera cut flowers was investigated. Freshly cut flower stems of gerbera cultivar ‘Good timing’, were put in vases containing zero, 50, 100, 150, 200 or 300 mgL-1 GA3 for 48 hr and then held in vases ...  Read More