Understanding the physiology of postharvest needle abscission in balsam fir
Mason Thane Macdonald; Rajasekaran eLada;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science,volume 6 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
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- Subject: Needle senescence | Hypothesis and Theory | Plant culture | SB1-1110 | Needle retention | Abies balsmea | Plant Science | water deficit | Abies balsamea | needle abscission resistance | ethylene
Balsam fir (Abies balsamea) trees are commonly used as a specialty horticultural species for Christmas trees and associated greenery in eastern Canada and United States. Postharvest needle abscission has always been a problem, but is becoming an even bigger challenge in... View more