Title page for ETD etd-11072012-040246

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Hull, Jerome
URN etd-11072012-040246
Title The effect of certain hormones on the preharvest drop and maturity of apples
Degree Master of Science
Department Horticulture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Judkins, Wesley P. Committee Chair
Mattus, George E. Committee Chair
Pardue, Louis A. Committee Member
  • Apples
Date of Defense 1953-05-18
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Sprays of 2,4,5-TP and combination sprays of 2,4,5-TP and MH-40 V were found to effectively reduce the preharvest drop of Starking, Winesap and Stayman apples. An application of 2,4,5-TA was effective . V on the Starking and Stayman, but not as effective on the Winesap. None of the hormones gave a significant reduction in drop on the Golden Delicious.

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