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Ethephon hastens maturation of Thompson Seedless raisin grapes


Ghazi I. El-Banna
Robert J. Weaver

Authors Affiliations

Ghazi I. El-Banna was on sabbatical leave as a postdoctoral researcher at Davis (March 1977 to March 19781, from the Faculty of Agriculture, Mansoura University, Egypt; Robert J. Weaver is a Professor of Viticulture, Department of Viticulture and Enolo-gy. University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 32(7):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n07p9. July 1978.

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In a study designed to determine whether ungirdled Thompson Seedless grapes ripen faster (as measured by OBrix) as a result of ethephon sprays, it was determined that sugar accumulates earlier in treated grapes.
El-Banna G, Weaver R. 1978. Ethephon hastens maturation of Thompson Seedless raisin grapes. Hilgardia 32(7):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n07p9
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