Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Ethrel effects on sex expression, and growth development in pickling cucumbers

Authors

W. L. Sim
B. L. Gledhill

Authors Affiliations

William L. Sims is Extension Vegetable Crops Specialist, University of California, Davis; Brent L. Gledhill is Lab Technician, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 23(2):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n02p4. February 1969.

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Abstract

Total femaleness of flowers induced by applications of the plant growth regulator Ethrel resulted in smaller plant size, higher plant populations, and earlier maturity—all important factor in once-over mechanical harvesting of cucumbers for pickling.

Sim W, Gledhill B. 1969. Ethrel effects on sex expression, and growth development in pickling cucumbers. Hilgardia 23(2):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n02p4
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