University of California

Delaying almond bloom with ethephon


L. Todd Browne
George Leavitt
Marvin Gerdts

Authors Affiliations

L. Todd Browne is Farm Advisor, Fresno County, San Joaquin Valley Research and Extension Center, Parlier; George Leavitt is Farm Advisor, Madera County; Marvin Gerdts is Extension Pomologist, San Joaquin Valley Research and Extension Center, Parlier.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 32(3):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n03p6. March 1978.

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Early-blooming pollinator almond varieties treated with ethephon in November bloomed 2 to 6 days later the following spring, resulting in improved bloom overlap the next spring with later blooming varieties.
Browne L, Leavitt G, Gerdts M. 1978. Delaying almond bloom with ethephon. Hilgardia 32(3):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n03p6
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