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ethephon

[′eth·ə‚fän]
(organic chemistry)
C2H6ClO3P A white solid with a melting point of 74.75°C; very soluble in water; used as a growth regulator for tomatoes, apples, cherries, and walnuts. Also known as CEPHA.
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Market Definitions-Product Scope Fertilizers covered in this research service are: oN-based fertilizers: Ammonium nitrate, calcium ammonium nitrate, and urea oP-based fertilizers: Ammonium phosphate and triple super phosphate oK-based fertilizers: Muriate of potash and sulfate of potash oBlends: Nitrogen Phosphate Potash (NPK) and Phosphate and Potash (PK) -PGRs included in the study are mepiquat chloride, ethephon, chlormequat chloride, prohexadione-calcium, and gibberellic acid.
Labours were given small size axes, and ethephon (2-chloroethyl phosphoric acid, a synthetic chemical releases ethylene) to extract higher amount of gum.
Among the growth regulators used to promote thinning, Ethephon, which releases ethylene when in contact with plant tissue, thus promoting abscission, has been considered to be more efficient compared to NAA (DOMINGUES et al.
Fruit yield per hectare in cucumber was found to be influenced positively by the application of lower concentrations of maleic hydrazide, either alone or in combination with ethephon [21, 22].
4] Bulgakov VP, Tchernoded GK, Mischenko NP, Khodakovskaya MV, Glazunov VP, Radchenko SV, Zvereva EV, Fedoreyev SA & Zhuravlev YN (2002) Effect of salicylic acid, methyl jasmonate, ethephon and cantharidin on anthraquinone production by Rubia cordifolia callus cultures transformed with the rolB and rolC genes.
6 million kilograms of OP pesticides were used in agriculture in 2008; the top five active ingredients were chlorpyrifos, malathion, phosmer, ethephon, and dimethoate [California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) 2010].
Drennan (2008) reported that seeds treated with liquid ethephon as a source of ethylene increased germination in A.
The bananas were being ripened with the help of a chemical named Ethephon, a plant growth regulator, which enhances the ripening in raw fruits.
The active ingredient, a natural plant hormone called ethephon, causes the fertilized flowers to fall off so fruits can't develop.
Both ethylene and ethephon, an ethylene releasing compound, have been reported to promote (Liu et al.
Induction of different pathogenesis-related cDNAs in grapevine infected with powdery mildew and treated with ethephon.