Myriad of factors impact effective cotton defoliation

Blake, Cary
August 2011
Southwest Farm Press;8/4/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 16, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on factors to consider in order to come up with an effective cotton defoliation. It describes defoliation as the process of using the physiological resources of the plant to self defoliate. It asserts that the natural defoliation process is affected by environmental factors such as temperatures and humidity. It also cites the keys to the application of defoliation chemicals including timing and rate of the active ingredient and carrier dilution.


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