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A survey of 142 Australian agronomists found that 20 per cent recommend the use of plant growth regulators in crop management of wheat, mainly due to improved lodging resistance followed by height reduction and improved yield... The paper provides a brief overview of current plant growth regulators (PGRs) and reports on selected results of a survey of Australian agronomist's use of PGRs in wheat production... When agronomists participating in the survey were asked to explain the benefits that come from using PGRs in wheat, effects on lodging and the related theme of height reduction were frequently reported (Figure 1)...
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