publication . Article . 2018

Vase life of cut Lilium pumilum inflorescences with salicylic acid

Mirelle Nayana Santos; Márcia Martins Tolentino; Ana Maria Mapeli;
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  • Published: 20 Apr 2018
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Floricultura e Plantas Ornamentais
Abstract
<jats:p>The demand for flowers and ornamental plants has significantly increased in recent years. However, in most cases, the production of such species is accompanied by inappropriate postharvest handling, which is responsible for significant losses of marketed flowers. Lilium pumilum, a member of the family Liliaceae, is one of the ornamental species with economic potential as potted or cut flower, which features long stalks containing orange inflorescences with several flower buds and numerous smooth as well as linear leaves. Due the high perishability of this product, appropriate techniques that extend flower longevity should be employed. The present study w...
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free text keywords: cut flower, floral stalk, lily, longevity, Cut flower, floral stalk, lily, longevity, Plant culture, SB1-1110, Postharvest, Ornamental plant, Vase life, Salicylic acid, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Lilium pumilum, biology.organism_classification, biology, Inflorescence, Orange (colour), Phytotoxicity, Botany
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publication . Article . 2018

Vase life of cut Lilium pumilum inflorescences with salicylic acid

Mirelle Nayana Santos; Márcia Martins Tolentino; Ana Maria Mapeli;