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Record number 314824
Title The effect of grafting on growth and early production of cucumbers at low temperature
Author(s) Nijs, A.P.M. den
Source Acta Horticulturae 118 (1981). - ISSN 0567-7572 - p. 57 - 63.
DOI https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1981.118.7
Department(s) Institute for Horticultural Plant Breeding
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 1981
Abstract Plants of several varieties and breeding lines of cucumber (C u c u m i s s a t i v u s L.), grown at air temperatures of 20°C days and either 12°C or 7°C nights with soil temperature ranging from 14–22°C, grew faster and gave higher early yields, when grafted onto C u c u r b i t a f i c i f o l i a L. root-stock. More than half of the ungrafted plants died following transplanting in soil of 14–16°C, whereas all grafted plants survived. Grafting increased early yield by maximally 200&Eth;
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