Factors Affecting Tillering in Alfalfa1
- Everett R. Cowett and
- Milton A. Sprague2
Tillering of established alfalfa plants was increased by anti-auxin application and a short photoperiod, whereas tillering of seedlings was increased by:long photoperiods. Soil moisture, light intensity, temperature, mineral nutrition, and cutting treatment altered bud and stem development concurrently as they affected vigor and over-all growth.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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