Effect of Different Chemicals on Vase Life of Heliconia CV. Golden Torch

T.B. Lalge, R.S. Rodge, A.D. Rangwala


An experiment was carried out on cut flowers spikes of Heliconia cv. Golden Torch to study the effect of different chemical, with two level of sucrose 2.5% & 5% with Citric acid 250 ppm, 8-Hydroxy qunoline citrate (8-HQC) 200 ppm, Benzyl adenine (BA) 300 ppm, Silver nitrate (AgNO3)  100 ppm and control (Distilled water). The experiment was laid out in a completely randomized design replicated thrice. The Sucrose (2.5%) + AgNO3 (100 ppm) recorded maximum vase life of 24.36 days which was significant superior over all the treatments.


Vase Life, Heliconia, Tolden Torch

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