TITLE

Growers fine-tuning defoliation schemes

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;9/1/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on cotton defoliation in the U.S. They say cotton defoliation is as much an art as a science. But that doesn't mean a little science won't help. PPO-inhibitors came on the market as cotton defoliants three years ago with the introduction of Aim. ET was introduced just last year, and farmer Vernon Kirksey decided it was time to give PPO-inhibitors a try. PPO-inhibitors work by inhibiting photosynthesis and have given cotton growers yet another item to include in their tank-mixes. "PPO-inhibitors are good for drying the leaves quickly and still obtaining a rapid and acceptable defoliation," says farmer Billy Warrick.
ACCESSION #
14329277

 

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