Recovery from Phytotoxicity after Foliar Application of Fruit-loosening Abscission Compounds to Citrus

  title={Recovery from Phytotoxicity after Foliar Application of Fruit-loosening Abscission Compounds to Citrus},
  author={Kuo-Tan Li and Jacqueline K. Burns and James P. Syvertsen},
  journal={Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science},
ADDITIONAL INDEX WORDS. 5-chloro-3-methyl-4-nitro-1H-pyrazole, chlorophyll fluorescence, Citrus sinensis, ethephon, photosynthesis, sweet orange, water potential ABSTRACT. The use of abscission compounds to loosen fruit from stems can be accompanied with various levels of phytotoxicity. To determine the effects of a promising abscission compound, 5-chloro-3-methyl-4-nitro-1H-pyrazole (CMNP), and ethephon on sweet orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) leaf function, water relations, and young… 

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