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Ethylene production, vegetative maturity, and winter dormancy in red-osier dogwood

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dc.contributor.advisor Fuchigami, Leslie H.
dc.creator Seibel, Janice Rose
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-22T21:50:09Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-22T21:50:09Z
dc.date.copyright 1977-08-05
dc.date.issued 1977-08-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/23507
dc.description Graduation date: 1978 en_US
dc.description.abstract The stage of dormancy development at which deciduous nursery stock can be safely defoliated for harvest was investigated in red-osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera Michx.). This stage, previously called "vegetative maturity," was found to correspond to the onset of winter dormancy in red-osier dogwood. A reduction in ethylene production by excised plant parts is associated with dormancy development, and occurs prior to this stage. This reduction occurs synchronously throughout the plant, though ethylene production by basipetal tissues prior to the decrease was lower than that by more acropetal tissues. The pattern of change in ethylene production by nodal tissue, which included the axillary buds and about 5 mm of petiole, seemed to be least affected by environmental growing conditions. The results obtained warrant investigation of the relationship between ethylene production and dormancy development in other-woody plants. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cornus (Plants) en_US
dc.title Ethylene production, vegetative maturity, and winter dormancy in red-osier dogwood en_US
dc.type Thesis/Dissertation en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Science (M.S.) in Horticulture en_US
dc.degree.level Master's en_US
dc.degree.discipline Agricultural Sciences en_US
dc.degree.grantor Oregon State University en_US
dc.description.digitization File scanned at 300 ppi (Monochrome) using Scamax Scan+ V. on a Scanmax 412CD by InoTec in PDF format. LuraDocument PDF Compressor V. used for pdf compression and textual OCR. en_US
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