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A Physiological Effect of Triethanolamine on the Development of Sclerotium rolfsii (Sacc.)

Naturevolume 180page1494 (1957) | Download Citation



SINCE triethanolamine was found to be an excellent emulsifier1 it has been widely used in this capacity and also as an esterifying substance for plant regulators and herbicides of low solubility2,3.

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    Wilson, A. D., Ind. Eng. Chem., 22, 143 (1930).

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    Kaufman, P. B., and Crafts, A., Hilgardia, 24, 411 (1956).

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    Rosen, H. R., and Shaw, L., Agric. Res., 39, 41 (1929).

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    Friesen, H. A., and Walker, D. R., Can. J. Plant Sci., 37, 69 (1957).

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    Zimmerman, P. W., and Hitchcock, A. E., Contr. Boyce Thompson Inst., 12, 321 (1942).

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  1. Division of Horticulture, Agricultural Research Station, Rehovot, Israel

    • S. LAVEE


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