Gibberelic Acid Solution Help
Willy A Verheulpen
waverheu at rc1.vub.ac.be
Fri Mar 18 09:52:47 EST 1994
In article <199403181217.EAA14930 at net.bio.net> MRBILL at URIACC.URI.EDU (Bill Krul) writes:
>From: MRBILL at URIACC.URI.EDU (Bill Krul)
>Subject: Re: Gibberelic Acid Solution Help
>Date: 18 Mar 1994 04:17:16 -0800
>We dissolve GA in absolute alcohol (10 to 50mg/ml) to create a stock
solution f>rom which aliquots are added to water to obtain the desired final
concentration>We also make a control solution (same amount of alcohol as used
in stock diluti>on. GA is considered safe. If you eat Thompson seedless
grapes you have been a>consumer of GA. However, we always caution our
students to be careful with any>substance that comes froma bottle, why gamble
with your well being-consider all> such subatances as toxic.
Additional question :
Can one use GA solutions onto plain soil to break seeds dormancy?
ie How stable is GA to hydolysis/degradation in soil?
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