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Use of growth regulators to delay maturity and prolong shelf life of citrus


, : Use of growth regulators to delay maturity and prolong shelf life of citrus. Acta Horticulturae (34): 469-472

A review on the use of 2,4-D and GA3 in California to prolong the pre- and post-harvest life of citrus fruits.

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