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Photosynthetica

, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp 411–417 | Cite as

Brandt iH026a plant growth regulator

  • A. M. Nonomura
  • A. Pedersen
  • D. P. Brummel
  • L. Loveless
  • A. Lauria
  • B. Haschemeyer
  • M. S. McBride
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Abstract

iH026a is a formulation containing a biochemical class of plant growth regulator that modulates glycoconjugation through the plant lectin cycle. While lectins are common to vascular plants, we observed, consistent with reversible binding of sugars from lectins, enhancements of quantities and qualities of various features, including significant enrichment of Brix soluble sugars compared to controls in cherry, grape, and melon in trials conducted in Arizona and California, USA.

Additional key words

agriculture glycoside Govindjee plant growth regulator photosynthate respiration Z-scheme 

Abbreviations

αMN

α-mannoside

ANOVA

analyses of variance

CROP

carbon reactions of photosynthesis

MeG

methyl-ß-Dglucopyranoside

PGR

plant growth regulator

95CI

95% confidence interval

UTC

untreated control.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Nonomura
    • 1
  • A. Pedersen
    • 2
  • D. P. Brummel
    • 3
  • L. Loveless
    • 4
  • A. Lauria
    • 4
  • B. Haschemeyer
    • 4
  • M. S. McBride
    • 1
  1. 1.Carbon Reactions of Photosynthesis SectorBRANDT iHammerPowellUSA
  2. 2.Department of Agronomy of Iowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  3. 3.Brandt Consolidated, Inc.FresnoUSA
  4. 4.Brandt Consolidated, Inc.SpringfieldUSA

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