cis-3-Chloroacrylic Acid: A New Cotton Defoliant and Crop Desiccant

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Science  20 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3586, pp. 1192-1193
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3586.1192


cis-3-Chloroacrylic acid is a potent cotton defoliant and a crop desiccant. Relationships between structure and activity indicate a relatively high degree of specificity, since minor modifications in structure result in loss of activity.