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Dole, J. and M.A. Schnelle. n.d. The care and handling of cut flowers. Oklahoma State University Coopertive Extension Fact Sheet. F-6426. 4p. PDF

Eason, J., T. Pinkney, J. Heyes, D. Brash and B. Bycroft. 2002. Effect of storage temperature and harvest bud maturity on bud opening and vase life of Paeonia lactiflora cultivars. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science. 30:61-67. 

Elgar, J., A. Woolf, and R. Bieleski. 1998. Screening of peony cultivars for ethylene sensitivity. The Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand.  PDF. Available online: http://www.hortnet.co.nz/publications/science/e/elgar/peonnet.htm

Flora Holland. 2012. A practical guide to help you conduct keeping quality tests yourself. Association of Dutch flower auctions. Available online www.vbn.nl PDF

Gast, K. 2001. Methyl jasmonate and long term storage of fresh cut peony flowers. Acta Horticulturae. 543: 327-330.

Gast, K. 2000. Production and post harvest evaluations of fresh-cut peonies. Cooperative Extension Service, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Publ. SRP-866. PDF

Gast, K.L.B. 1997.Commercial Specialty Cut Flower Production. Postharvest handling of fresh cut flowers and plant material.Cooperative Extension Service, Kansas State University, MF-2261. PDF

Gast, Karen L.B. 1996. 1 9 9 5 Production, Postharvest, and Freeze-Drying Evaluations of Fresh-Cut Peonies Report of Progress. Agricultural Experiment Station, Kansas State University, Pub SRP-767. PDF

Gast, K.L.B., R. Flores, A. Stevens,and S. Smithey. 1994. Cold Storage for specialty cut flowers and plant material Cooperative Extension Service, Kansas State University, Manhattan. MF-1174. PDF

Gray, Ray. 2008. Shipping peony to California: ag inspection. Email communication with Ray Gray. Oregon flower wholesaler. PDF

Hollingsworth, D. 2006. Cutting and storing peony flowers for later use. Canadian Peony Society. Available online: www.peony.ca/e_html/articles/cut.htm. PDF

Hoffman, G.D., D.S. Mattinson and J.K. Fellman. 2010. 1-MCP shortens peony vase life. Proc. iXth International Cotroled Atmosphere Research Conference. Acta Hort 857:169-177.

Liu, Y-l.and H-j. Fan. 2006. Effect of growth regulator on keeping fresh of cut peony flowers and its physiological characteristics. Abstr. PDF

Mason, M. 2008. Peonies. Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers ASCFG Fresh Flowers Forum. Email response. 1p. PDF

Mayers, A. J. Newman, M. Reid and L. Dodge. 1997. New ethylene inhibitor could extend flower life.Perishable Handling Quarterly. No. 92. pp 9-11.

Rangahau, M.K. n.d. Quality flowers are cool flowers. Nw Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research. Ltd. Broad Sheet. 1p.

Reid., M. 1997. The three c's a checklist for optimal postharvest handling of cut flowers and foliage. Perishables anadling Quarterly. No. 92. pp. 4-5.

Reid, M.K. 2001. Advances in shipping and handling of ornamentals. Acta Horticulturae. 543: 277-284.

Reid., M., and L.L. Dodge and J. Thompson. 1997.Keeping cut flowers cooll. Perishables Handling Quarterly. No. 92. pp. 12, 29.

Reid., M., and L.L. Dodge. 1997.Flower handlers: sanitation is crucial. Perishables Handling Quarterly. No. 92. pp. 6-7.

Ross, D.S. n.d. Post harvest cooling/storage for cut flowers. Univ. Maryland. Cooperative Extension Service. Unnumber pub. Available online: http://www.bre.umd.edu/portacooler1.htm  PDF

Rudnicki, R. J. Nowak and D.M. Goszczynska. 1991. Cold straoge and transportation conditions for cut flowers cuttings and potted plants. Acta Horticulturae. 298:225-235.

Sang, C-K, Choi, B-J Choi, and J-C. Koh. 1998. Effects of sucrose pulsing on blooming and flowe qualities according to flower bud maturity stages in Paeonia lactiflora 'Euisung Jaerae'. Journal of Korean Society for Horticultural Science. 39(6):794-798.

Sim, Y-G, Y-Y Han, I-K Song, J-Y Yoon and B-S. Choi. 1994. Studies on the optimum harvesting stage and the effect of floral preservatives on cut flower of Paeony (Paeonia spp.) RDA Journal of Agricultural Science. 36(2):440-446. Engl abstract.

Teeuwen, S. 2012. Protocol extends vase life by up to 2 days. FloraCulture. February. pp. 26-27.

USDA. Agricultural Research Service. 1977. Freezing point of fruits, vegetables and florist stocks. USDA Marketing Research Rpt. 196. PDF

Wilson, L.G., M.D. Boyette,  and E.A. Estes Postharvest handling and cooling of fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers for small farms. North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service. Part V. References. PDF

Wilson, L.G., M.D. Boyette,  and E.A. Estes. 1995. Postharvest handling and cooling of fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers for small farms. North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service  Part III Handling. PDF.

Wilson, L.G., M.D. Boyette,  and E.A. Estes Postharvest handling and cooling of fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers for small farms. North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service Part II Cooling. PDF

Wilson, L.G., M.D. Boyette,  and E.A. Estes Postharvest handling and cooling of fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers for small farms. North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service. Part I. Quality Maintenance. PDF

Wood, M. 2010. Longer-lasting flowers: fresh ideas from ARS scientists. Available online: www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr PDF

 
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