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  1. Vol. 52 No. 3, p. 144-146
     

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doi:10.2134/agronj1960.00021962005200030007x

Response of Soybeans to Seed-Treatment with Gibberellin Under Simulated Commercial Conditions1

  1. R. W. Howell,
  2. C. J. Wargel,
  3. C. A. Brim,
  4. E. E. Hartwig,
  5. J. W. Lambert,
  6. J. R. Thompson,
  7. B. R. Stefansson,
  8. J. K. Park,
  9. W. E. Seigler and
  10. B. K. Webb22

Synopsis

Synopsis

The response of soybeans to seed treatment with gibberellin was studied at eight locations from Winnipeg, Man., to Coahoma, Miss. Stands and yields were reduced by applications of either 2 or 8 g. potassium gibberellate per bushel of seed. While treated plants were taller in the seedling stage, at maturity the controls were more than 5 inches taller than treated plants in most cases, Maturity and oil and protein contents of the seed were not affected consistently by gibberellin treatment.

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