Ethephonis a plant growth regulator. Its use varies with plant species, chemical concentration, and time of application. Ethephon regulates phases of plant growth and development by application to various growth sites. Its melting point is 74-75°C. It is soluble in water, methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, acetone, diethyl ether, and other polar organic solvents. It is sparingly soluble in non-polar organic solvents such as benzene and toluene. It is insoluble in kerosene and diesel oil.
white to off white waxy solid
1.To promote post-harvest ripening in apples, currants, blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, morello cherries, citrus fruit, figs, tomatoes, sugar beet and fodder beet seed crops, coffee, capsicums, etc.
2.To accelerate post-harvest ripening in bananas, mangoes, and citrus fruit; to facilitate harvesting by loosening of the fruit in currants, gooseberries, cherries, and apples.
3.To increase flower bud development in young apple trees; to prevent lodging in cereals, maize, and flax:
4.To induce flowering of Bromeliads; to stimulate lateral branching in azaleas, geraniums, and roses; To shorten the stem length in forced daffodils;
5.To induce flowering and regulate ripening in pineapples;
6. To accelerate ball opening in cotton; to modify sex expression in cucumbers and squash;
7.To increase fruit setting and yield in cucumbers; to improve the sturdiness of onion seed crops
8.To hasten the yellowing of mature tobacco leaves;
9.To stimulate latex flow in rubber trees, and resin flow in pine trees;
10.To stimulate early uniform hull split in walnuts; etc.
25kg/250kg plastic drum, 20mt/20’fcl
Avoid moisture; stored in dry warehouse; handle with care.