Chlorocholine Chloride

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chlorocholine Chloride

 

(CH3)3N+CH2CH6ClCl, a chemical preparation used for spraying a number of plants during the growing season: to prevent the lodging of wheat on excessively moist soils (4–6 kg of chlorocholine chloride per 1 hectare) and to retard the development of axillary buds in strawberries and apple trees, which results in higher crop yield. Chlorocholine chloride has low toxicity.

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