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Ethephon hastens ripening of Japanese plums

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Marvin H. Gerdts
Gary L. Obenauf, University of California
F. Gordon Mitchell
Harry L. Andris

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California Agriculture 31(6):18-19.

Published June 01, 1977

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Reported effects of the growth regulator ethephon on fruit maturity in many crops include earlier skin color changes, earlier flesh softening, and occasional increases in soluble solids. In 1975, preharvest ethephon applications on Japanese plum (Prunus salicina) were evaluated for their influence on fruit maturation and postharvest ripening.

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Ethephon hastens ripening of Japanese plums

George M. Leavitt, Marvin H. Gerdts, Gary Obenauf, F. Gordon Mitchell, Harry L. Andris
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Ethephon hastens ripening of Japanese plums

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Authors

Marvin H. Gerdts
Gary L. Obenauf, University of California
F. Gordon Mitchell
Harry L. Andris

Publication Information

California Agriculture 31(6):18-19.

Published June 01, 1977

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Reported effects of the growth regulator ethephon on fruit maturity in many crops include earlier skin color changes, earlier flesh softening, and occasional increases in soluble solids. In 1975, preharvest ethephon applications on Japanese plum (Prunus salicina) were evaluated for their influence on fruit maturation and postharvest ripening.

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