University of California

Chemical growth control of Chinese elm trees


W. D. Hamilton
W.B. Davis

Authors Affiliations

W. Douglas Hamilton is Farm Advisor, Alumeda County; William B. Davis is Extension Ornamental Horticulturist, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 21(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n02p4. February 1967.

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A 2500 ppm MH30T spray applied in July appeared to give satisfactory growth control in Chinese elms the following year, at least up to the later part of June—and with less detrimental effects to the trees than other sprays tried. Better results in the use of MHBOT sprays on Chinese elms may come from raising the height of branching to 8 to 10 ft above the ground, and pruning the trees a month before applying the growth-retardant spray.

Hamilton W, Davis W. 1967. Chemical growth control of Chinese elm trees. Hilgardia 21(2):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n02p4
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