The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a mixture of Ca(ClO3)2and CaCl2. A chemical preparation, calcium chlorate-chloride is used in aqueous solution as a defoliant and desiccant on cotton and other crops.
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