The Scientific World Journal / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

The Influence of 1-Triacontanol on the Growth, Flowering, and Quality of Potted Bougainvillea Plants (Bougainvillea glabra var. “Elizabeth Angus”) under Natural Conditions

Table 4

The effect of TRIA treatments on flowering initiation, quality, and the abscission of bracts and leaves of Bougainvillea glabra under natural conditions.

TreatmentFloweringNode of firstFlowersFresh weightFlowerLeaf drop
(mg/L)required dayflower budper branchof flowerslongevityat 15 DAF

Control29a20a7c39b29c20a
TRIA 0.523b14b11a45a33b15b
TRIA 1.022b16b12a47a35a14b
TRIA 2.517d14b13a49a38a12b
TRIA 5.018c13c10b47a35a13b
4.72.42.36.83.23.8

Values in a column sharing the same lower case letters are not significantly different at < 0.05 (LSD test).
a, b, c, dMeans within the same column followed by the same letter do not differ significantly according to the LSD test at < 0.05.

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