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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Suzhou, 1999, AP32

    Influence of media type on the growth and root development of Burley tobacco transplants in the float system and on capillary mats

    PEARCE R.C.; PALMER G.K; ZELEZNIK J.M.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    Tobacco transplant production in containerized systems has become common worldwide. The most widely accepted is the float system, but other systems such as ebb-flood, and capillary mats have the potential for the production of high quality transplants. ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Suzhou, 1999, AP34

    Effect of chemical pruning of Burley tobacco transplants with cupric hydroxide on subsequent root and shoot development

    CARUSO L.V.; PEARCE R.; BUSH L.P.
    University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agronomy, Lexington, KY, USA
    In a regular tobacco float system, the plant produces media and water roots. It has been shown that media roots are the most important roots for tobacco transplant production. A strategy to improve transplant development in the float system and ...