Author Archives: Daedre Craig

About Daedre Craig

Daedre Craig is a graduate research assistant at Michigan State University. You can eMail him at craigdae@msu.edu.

Using ABA To Reduce Water Loss In Chrysanthemum & Aster

Greenhouse crop production often employs the use of plant hormones and growth-regulating chemicals to control growth such as plant height, rooting and flowering. Abscisic acid (ABA) is a natural plant hormone produced in roots in response to drought conditions. ABA is moved to the leaves, where it stimulates the closure of stomata, reduces water loss