2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid: Effect on Ethylene Production by Fruits and Leaves of Fig Tree

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Science  24 Mar 1967:
Vol. 155, Issue 3769, pp. 1548-1550
DOI: 10.1126/science.155.3769.1548


Production of ethylene by fruits and leaves of the fig tree was stimulated by the application of 2,4,5 trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (20 parts per million) to levels that apparently were responsible for hastened matura tion of fruit, epinasty, and senescence of leaves.