Effects of Ethrel on fruit ripening of tomatoes… greenhouse, field and postharvest trials
AuthorWilliam L. Sims
Author AffiliationsWilliam L. Sims is Extension Vegetable Crops Specialist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 23(7):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n07p12. July 1969.
Studies with Ethrel (2-chloroe-thanephosphonic acid) on pickling cucumbers have demonstrated the effects of this chemical plant regulator on sex expression and growth development. Recently several research workers have reported favorably on the influence of this ethylene releasing compound on tomato fruit development and maturation.
Also in this issue:Keeping California beautiful
“Space” chamber U.C. Berkeley
Insect problems in forest recreation areas pine needle scale… mosquitoes
Weed control in nonbearing citrus
SW44 nondormant alfalfa with stem nematode resistance released to plant breeders
A progress report… citrus response to removed terminal buds and leaves
Response of eckespoint C-1 poinsettia to growth retardants
Control of thrips on chrysanthemums grown for cut flowers
Irrigated pastures compete favorably with other field crops in California
Chromotropic acid method for determining 2,4-D residues in rinses