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Alem Peter’s work on non-chemical growth regulation in the news

Former graduate student Alem Peter’s (and current Syngenta employee) research on using controlled water deficits for height control of poinsettias was in the news recently. See the post from phys.org:

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-poinsettia-height.html

Regulating poinsettia's height

Poinsettia were grown to different sizes by manipulating irrigation. No chemical growth control was used to grow these plants.