High temperature boosts 2, 4, 5-T activity in woody plants

  • Authors: Brady, Homer A.
  • Publication Year: 1970
  • Publication Series: Paper (invited, offered, keynote)
  • Source: Southern Weed Science Society

Abstract

Plants of seven woody species absorbed more 2,4,5-T ester at 95° than at 55° F. In sweetgum, post oak, water oak, and bitter pecan more of the herbicide was also translocated to the roots at the higher temperature. In sumac, red maple, and loblolly pine more 2,4,5-T was moved to the roots at 55°.

  • Citation: Brady, Homer A. 1970. High temperature boosts 2, 4, 5-T activity in woody plants. In Proceedings, 23rd. Annual Meeting, Southern Weed Science Society Champaign, Illinois: Weed Science Society of America.  p. 234-236.
  • Posted Date: March 17, 2022
  • Modified Date: March 17, 2022
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