Thomas_Bjorkman at cornell.edu
Fri Feb 12 09:19:28 EST 1993
In article <11FEB199310005261 at rigel.tamu.edu> WHITSON,
jlw2582 at rigel.tamu.edu writes:
>Does anyone know of an internode-length reducer that i can get my hands
Getting your hands on the plants will actually work well. Gently
stroking the stem for a few seconds a day will shorten the internode.
Internode length responds markedly to the temperature right after sunrise
(colder => shorter).
>I've been told that Gibberellic acid inhibitors work quite nicely.
There are quite a few commercial products used by the bedding plant
industry--these have been mentioned by other posters. Note that B-Nine
is the same stuff as Alar (daminozide)--you may have trouble getting hold
So why do you want to shorten the internodes, and on what plant? Your
answers to those questions may lead to some revised answers.
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