Ethrel effects on sex expression, and growth development in pickling cucumbers
AuthorsW. L. Sim
B. L. Gledhill
Authors AffiliationsWilliam L. Sims is Extension Vegetable Crops Specialist, University of California, Davis; Brent L. Gledhill is Lab Technician, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 23(2):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v023n02p4. February 1969.
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.
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