EFFECT OF POSTHARVEST CHEMICAL TREATMENT ON LONGEVITY OF DIFFERENT CULTIVARS OF CUT ALSTROEMERIA FLOWERS

B. Michalczuk, A. Przybyla, D.M. Goszczynska, R.M. Rudnicki
The effect of postharvest treatment with Chrysal AVB, Chrysal SVB, Chrysal AVB+SVB and solution containing 8-hydroxyquinoline citrate, sucrose and gibberellic acid (HQC+S+GA) on keeping quality of five Alstroemeria cultivars Catalina, Ines, Juanita, Rosita and Yellow King was evaluated. Amoung applied treatments, 24 h conditioning with either Chrysal AVB+SVB or HQC+S+GA had the greatest effect on extension of inflorescence vase life of all examined cultivars. Moreover, such treatments completely inhibited foliar yellowing. However HQC+S+GA treatment had the best effect on increasing the petal length of both primary and secondary flowers.
Michalczuk, B., Przybyla, A., Goszczynska, D.M. and Rudnicki, R.M. (1992). EFFECT OF POSTHARVEST CHEMICAL TREATMENT ON LONGEVITY OF DIFFERENT CULTIVARS OF CUT ALSTROEMERIA FLOWERS. Acta Hortic. 325, 199-206
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1992.325.22
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1992.325.22

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