TITLE

Pre-conditioning can make cotton defoliation easier

AUTHOR(S)
Roberson, Roy
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;1/21/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study regarding convenient cotton defoliation through pre-conditioning in the U.S. as of 2009. According to North Carolina State University graduate student and researcher Seth Holt that pre-conditioning cotton for defoliants allows the grower a bigger window of opportunity to pick the crop, aside from having a lower cost. In relation, defoliating cotton with rank growth and heavy canopy density twice is unusual for growers in any cotton producing areas in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
47878205

 

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