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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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Ethephon (2-chloroethylphosphonic acid) at concentrations of 0, 25, 50, 100 and 200 mg [L.
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of various concentrations of 3,5,6-TPA applied during physiological drop of young fruit on the bearing, and fruit quality of the 'Montenegrina' tree, compared to hand-thinning and applications of ethephon, ET.
Leopold found that when ethephon is absorbed by plant tissues, it is broken down into naturally occurring compounds- carbon dioxide, phosphate and the plant hormone ethylene- causing thinning, loosening or ripening in various crops.
There are three major areas to be researched in banana post harvest handling, a) to standardized ripening regimes (temp, ethylene, ethephon, I MCP etc) b) post-harvest treatments to minimize rots (anthracnose and stem end rots) and c) physiochemical studies (finger drop and finger splitting) after ripening.
Effect of salicylic acid, methyl jasmonate, ethephon and cantharidin on anthraquinone production by Rubiacordifolia callus cultures transformed with the rolB and rolC genes.
Labours were given small size axes, and ethephon (2-chloroethyl phosphoric acid, a synthetic chemical releases ethylene) to extract higher amount of gum.
Redhaven" que la poda invernal acelero e intensifico la desaclimatacion, mientras que el tratamiento con ethephon redujo el efecto de la poda.
1983 "Influence of Timing of Ethephon Application on Yield and Fruit Composition of Chenin Blanc Grapevines.
No entanto, a procura de novas formulacoes de pasta estimulante e continua e e neste contexto que o ethephon tem surgido como um produto adicional (GARRIDO, 1983).