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scott hydroponics at powerup.com.au
Thu Sep 9 00:31:38 EST 1999

G'day all

I had some success in roses and tomatoes by using GA3 ( Giberellic Acid
derived) at 1-3ppm as a foliar spray.

Tomato plants at 6 week / about 50cm high / no flowers on the friday when
sprayed - 16 flowers by monday morning- first tomato sighted on wednesday.

roses flower excessively - does have a side effect - stop spraying and the
plant does not flower for a while.

10ppm sprays eventually confuse the plant making the plant vegetate for long
periods without flowering at all.

expensive stuff though - cotton growers use it in Australia - 1ppm usually
increases yields by 30% to 80%

hope this helps
Scott Andrew
Hydroponics and Organics
hydroponics at powerup.com.au
Nerang Hydroponic Centre
17 / 39 Lawrence Drive

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