Washington navels: 2,4-D water sprays to reduce preharvest drop of oranges
AuthorsW. S. Stewart
L. J. Klotz
H. Z. Hield
Authors AffiliationsW. S. Stewart is Assistant Plant Physiologist in the Experiment Station, Riverside; L. J. Klotz is Professor of Plant Pathology and Plant Pathologist in the Experiment Station, Riverside; H. Z. Hield is Senior Laboratory Technician in the Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside.
Hilgardia 2(7):5-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n07p5. July 1948.
During the 1946—47 Washington navel orange harvest, trials were made on the use of 2,4-D water sprays to reduce mature fruit drop—preharvest drop.
Stewart W, Klotz L, Hield H. 1948. Washington navels: 2,4-D water sprays to reduce preharvest drop of oranges. Hilgardia 2(7):5-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n07p5
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