Product Name : Ethephon
Category of Use : Plant Growth Regulator
Brand Name : Xtragro; Zilithrel
Formulation : Soluble Liquid
Mode of Action :
Plant Growth Regulator with systemic properties. Acts via liberation of ethylene, which is absorbed by the plant and interferes in the growth process.
Directions For Use :
Tomatoes, sugar beets, fodder beets, coffee, bananas, rubber, tobacco, cereals, maize, flax, mangoes, groundnuts, cucumbers, pineapples, peppers, cotton
Used to promote pre-harvest ripening of fruits, accelerate post-harvest ripening (e.g. bananas), stimulates latex flow in rubber trees, hastens the maturing of tobacco and prevents lodging in cereals, maize and flax
Dosage (percent) :
0.1 – 0.2%.