Growth regulator controls tomato transplant height
California Agriculture 43(5):19-20. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v043n05p19.
Gary W. Hickman is Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County; Edward J. Perry is Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County; Robert J. Mullen is Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County; Richard Smith is Farm Advisor, San Benito County.
A new plant growth regulator, uniconazole, controlled height of greenhouse-grown fresh market tomato transplants in a 1-year trial. Field results showed no effect on final yields and quality.
The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of L & L Transplants, Incorporated, Craven Transplants, Incorporated, Kaiser Farms, Valent USA, Incorporated, Rudy Chavarria, Ray Hill, and Ted Viss, field assistants.