Ethephon Forces Plumeria for Winter Flowering

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Criley, Richard A.
ethephon; plumeria; flowering; Hawaii
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Ethephon treatment during September-October to defoliate plumeria cultivars was tested and found to lead to early inflorescence bud appearance and flowering than on nontreated trees. If registration for the use were obtained, the practice can be of advantage to Hawaii's lei flower industry.