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  1. Vol. 49 No. 10, p. 563-566
    Received: July 17, 1957

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Chemical Defoliation of Cotton VII. Effectiveness of Adjuvants Under Several Specific Plant and Environmental Conditions1

  1. Lamar C. Brown22



The use of adjuvants with chemical defoliants increased the amount of leaf fall and rapidity of defoliation under limiting conditions such as wilted, toughened and inactive leaves, immature leaves and bolls, low temperatures, and conditions due to excessive applications of nitrogen. Under conditions considered favorable for defoliation, the use of adjuvants with chemical defoliants hastened leaf fall but no significant increase in total leaf fall was evident. The use of adjuvants with chemical defoliants did not retard defoliation.

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