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Table 6 Effect of ethephon, STS, and SNP alone or in combination with supplements on petal senescence at 3, 6, and 9 days after treatment

From: Characterizing the effects of different chemicals on stem bending of cut snapdragon flower

Treatment Petal senescence (% of total)
3D 6D 9D
Control 0 b 40 ± 4 ab 60 ± 5.8 b
STS 0 b 25 ± 2.9 b 40 ± 5.8 c
SNP 0 b 30 ± 2.9 b 60 ± 2.9 b
Ethephon 20 ± 4 a 50 ± 7.6 a 90 ± 4 a
Control + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 0 b 25 ± 5 b 50 ± 8.7 bc
STS + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 0 b 30 ± 2.9 ab 40 ± 2.9 c
SNP + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 0 b 35 ± 5 ab 50 ± 5 bc
Ethephon + (BA, GA3, CaCl2) 0 b 35 ± 3 ab 50 ± 2.9 bc
  1. Data represent the mean of three replicates, and error bars indicate the standard error. Means with the same letters are not significantly different according to the least significant difference test (LSDT, p < 0.05)