TITLE

Improving the shelf life of potted colour

AUTHOR(S)
Nichols, David
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Australian Horticulture;May2004, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses ways to avoid problems with the shelf life of potted plants. Characteristics of a plant with poor shelf life; Factors that can influence the longevity of shelf life; Types of retail nursery environments; Conditions that can seriously affect the qualities of flowering pot plants.
ACCESSION #
13468296

 

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