2, 4, 5 -T sprays on stone fruit: Tests reveal possible advantages of early fruit maturity as well as danger of injury to trees
AuthorsR. W. Harris
J. C. Crane
C. J. Hansen
R. M. Brooks
Authors AffiliationsR. W. Harris is Assistant Professor of Pomology, University of California, Davis; J. C. Crane is Associate Professor of Pomology, University of California, Davis; C. J. Hansen is Assistant Professor of Pomology, University of California, Davis; R. M. Brooks is Associate Professor of Pomology, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 7(9):8-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n09p8. September 1953.
Spray application of 2,4,5-T—2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid—to certain stone fruits in exploratory experiments during 1951 and 1952 resulted in early fruit maturity, increased fruit size, enhanced color and a reduced preharvest fruit drop.
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