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Role of preharvest sprays of growth retardants on sweet potato


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Sweet potato put forth luxuriant shoot growth under favourable conditions, which may be at the expense of their tuber yield potential. A balanced partioning of photosynthates towards root and shoot development is important in deciding the ultimate tuber yield of sweet potato. The scope of improving this partioning efficiency by restricting shoot growth through foliar sprays of growth regulators such as Maleic hydrazide (MH) and Cycocel (CCC).Great deal of losses occurs in sweet potato due to improper post harvest handling and sprouting behaviour during storage and storage method. Hence, the preharvest sprays of Maleic hydrazide (MH) and Cycocel (CCC) helps to reduce excessive vine growth, sprouting and shriveling during the storage period and also improving the quality and increase the yield of promising varieties.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC89106
AuthorMahesh Shedge,Rajan Khandekar and Pradeep Haldavnekar
Number of Pages184
Publishing Year2013-03-29T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeAgriculture & farming
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00