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Chemical Defoliation of Cotton: V. Effects of Premature Defoliant and Desiccant Treatments on Boll Components, Fiber Properties, Germination, and Yield of Cotton1


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  1. Vol. 48 No. 2, p. 50-55
    Received: Aug 31, 1955

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  1. Lamar C. Brown and
  2. A. H. Hyer2



Chemical defoliant and desiccant treatments of cotton in Arizona when bolls were less than 35 days of age adversely affected boll components, fiber length, percent germination, and yield. No damage was found when bolls were 35 or more days of age.

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