Lower ethephon rates effective in walnut harvest
California Agriculture 31(7):6-7. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v031n07p6.
When compared with untreated controls, all ethephon treatments - including those at lower, more concentrated rates than usual - increased the percentage of walnuts removed in the first harvest and improved hullability.
William H. Olson is Farm Advisor, Butte County; G. Steven Sibbett is Farm Advisor, Tulare County; Gregory L. Carnill is Farm Advisor, Merced County; George C. Martin is Associate Professor, Department of Pomology, and Pomologist. Experiment Station, University of California, Davis.