Chemical inhibition of avocado top regrowth
S. B. Boswell, University of California
R. M. Burns, University of California
C. D. McCarty, U.C.
California Agriculture 25(12):3-4. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v025n12p3.
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Two new growth-retardants—NIA-10637 and NIA-10656—sprayed on regrowth of topped Bacon avocado trees in Ventura County resulted in significant growth inhibition.
S. B. Boswell is Specialist, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside; R. M. Burns is Farm Advisor, Ventura County. C. D. McCarty is a Horticulture Technologist, Agricultural Extension Service, University of California, U.C., Riverside.
E. A. Kurtz of Niagara Chemical Division of FMC Corporation supplied the chemicals. Paul Leavens (Junior and Senior) furnished the trees used in these field trials. Statistical analysis was by C. B. Cree, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside.