Patent Number: 6,308,456

Title: Method for improving the forming of flowers of a garlic plant

Abstract: A garlic plant (Allium sativum L.) provided with an agent containing a hormone for improving the forming of flowers, at least substantially without bulbils, which has been added thereto in vivo prior to the forming of flowers, which hormone is selected from the group of gibberellins, preferably gibberellic acid type GA3. The agent containing the hormone is for example injected into the flower stalk of the garlic plant.

Inventors: Barten; Piet (Noord-Scharwoude, NL)

Assignee: Bejo Zaden B.V.

International Classification: A01N 45/00 (20060101); A01H 003/04 (); A01G 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018