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Research Project: Enhancing the Profitability and Sustainability of Upland Cotton, Cottonseed, and Agricultural Byproducts through Improvements in Pre- and Post-Harvest Processing

Location: Cotton Production and Processing Research

Title: Chemical free cotton defoliation and dessication

Author
item Pelletier, Mathew
item Wanjura, John
item Holt, Gregory
item Funk, Paul
item Barnes, Edward - Cotton, Inc
item Hake, Kater - Cotton, Inc
item Hughs, Sidney
item Whitelock, Derek
item Baker, Kevin

Submitted to: National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/5/2015
Publication Date: 1/5/2017
Citation: Pelletier, M.G., Wanjura, J.D., Holt, G.A., Funk, P.A., Barnes, E., Hake, K., Hughs, S.E., Whitelock, D.P., Baker, K.D. 2017. Chemical free cotton defoliation and dessication. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. pp.649.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Preliminary results are presented for new techniques to achieve chemical free means of cotton defoliation and desiccation. Report will cover test results, for several different methods, as tested on; greenhouse, outdoor grown potted plants, and field grown cotton plants, that were grown under commercial style practices typical to West Texas (deficit irrigation).