Aerial Application of Ethephon is ineffective in Controlling Lodgepole Pine Dwarf Mistletoe
Abstract:Ethephon is an ethylene-releasing plant growth regulator that induces abscission of dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium americanum) aerial shoots on lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) when applied from the ground. However, ethephon was not effective when applied by helicopter in two Colorado tests, because it did not come into enough direct contact with dwarf mistletoe shoots to induce abscission. West. J. Appl. For. 4(1):27-28, January 1989.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: North Central Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, St. Paul, MN 55108
Publication date: 1989-01-01
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