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  1. Vol. 53 No. 1, p. 30-32
     
    Published: Jan, 1961


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doi:10.2134/agronj1961.00021962005300010011x

Effect of Gibberellic Acid Upon Seedling Emergence of Slow and Fast Emerging Wheat Varieties1

  1. Robert E. Allan,
  2. O. A. Vogel and
  3. J. C. Craddock2

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Soaking seeds in solutions of gibberellic acid stimulated slow-emerging wheat varieties to emerge at rates comparable to rapid-emerging varieties under both greenhouse and field conditions. Gibberellic acid treatment adversely affected seedling survival of 3 rapid-emerging varieties but did not influence survival of 2 slow-emerging varieties. Treatment did not stimulate coleoptile elongation of any varieties tested.

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