Accession Number:

AD0763891

Title:

Ethylene Evolution: A Test for New Defoliants.

Descriptive Note:

Special publication, Sep 72-Dec 72,

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

A procedure for evaluating the effect of test compounds on ethylene evolution and defoliation with beans Phaseolus vulgaris L. cv. Red Kidney is described. This procedure involves spraying candidate compounds onto the primary bean leaves, analyzing for ethylene evolution by gas chromatography, and determining the compounds effect on defoliation. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Agronomy, Horticulture and Aquiculture
  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE