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  1. Vol. 51 No. 2, p. 116-117
    Received: June 12, 1958

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Influence of Gibberellic Acid on the Growth of Kentucky Bluegrass1

  1. Curt Leben,
  2. E. F. Alder and
  3. Alexander Chichuk2



Gibberellic acid applied at various times of the year produced an initial increase of growth of established bluegrass, With late fall or early spring applications the initial increase was followed by less growth, resulting in no over-all gain. Summer plots treated biweekly produced more grass than controls by the end of that season; however, the next spring the ground cover on treated plots was less. A single fall application likewise resulted in less spring cover.

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