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Sunflower postharvest longevity affected by silver nitrate and sucrose treatments.

The postharvest of sunflower inflorescences was evaluate by six treatments with sucrose (4 and 10%) or sucrose plus silver nitrate (10 and 20 mgL- 1) and the control (deionized water). The treatments, with three replications each, were distributed in a complete randomized block design with three inflorescences per replication. Longer longevity was reached by 4% sucrose that increased the vase life of the inflorescence by up to five days compared to the control. Silver nitrate associated with sucrose did not improve the longevity.

ISSN: 2447-536X

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