alexa Abstract | Effects of copper nano-particles (CNPs) on vase life of cut flowers chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium L. ‘White’)

European Journal of Experimental Biology
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In this study, the effect of copper nanoparticles on vase life and postharvest quality of cut chrysanthemum was examined. This study carried out based on completely randomized design with 4 levels of copper nanoparticles (0, 5, 10 and 20 mg l-1) in 3 replications and 12 plots. Traits such as vase life, total chlorophyll, bacterial counts in vase solution and dry matter were measured. According to the results, pretreatment with 5 mg l-1 of copper nanoparticles increased the vase life of cut flowers of chrysanthemum 'White' (12.33 days) compared to control (4.33 days).

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Author(s): Davood Hashemabadi Behzad Kaviani Ali Shirinpour and Samaneh Zahiri


Copper nanoparticles (CNPs), Vase life, Chrysanthemum, Total chlorophyll.

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