The Use of Ethylene as a Chemical Pinching Agent on Floricultural Crops

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1996: $5,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $5,600.00
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
Project Leader:


  • Additional Plants: ornamentals


  • Education and Training: general education and training

    Proposal summary:

    Peter Konjoian, will continue to exploring ways to use a naturally occurring plant hormone, theylene, to stimulate branching and control flowering on ornamental crops.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.