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a good helper for wheat growth - how to use Ethephon to ripen wheat

Date: 2024-05-23 12:22:06
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I. The role and advantages of Ethephon
Ethephon is a plant growth regulator that can promote plant growth and development as well as increase yield and quality. In wheat planting, Ethephon can be used to ripen wheat and harvest it earlier, which is beneficial to improve the quality and yield of wheat. At the same time, the use of Ethephon can also improve wheat's stress resistance and enhance its drought and disease resistance.

II. How to use Ethephon
1. Ethephon soaking method: Soaking the Ethephon solution in the roots of wheat can promote wheat absorption and achieve better ripening effect. The soaking time is generally 10-20 minutes.
2. Ethephon spraying method: Spraying the Ethephon solution on the leaves of wheat can reach the flower spike through the leaves, and the ripening effect is also very good. The spraying time is generally in the morning or evening, and the effect is better when the temperature is suitable.
3. Ethephon drip irrigation method: dripping the Ethephon solution into the roots of wheat through the drip irrigation system can make the ethylene more evenly absorbed by the wheat, and the ripening effect is more stable.

3. Precautions

1. When using Ethephon, the dosage and method of use should be followed. It is not advisable to use it in excess to avoid damage to wheat.
2. Choose suitable weather conditions for ripening treatment, and avoid using it in the sun or rainy days.
3. Wheat should be harvested in time after ripening to avoid over-ripening and affecting the quality of wheat.
4. After the Ethephon solution is prepared, it should be used as soon as possible to avoid the ineffectiveness of the solution.
5. When using Ethephon, personal protection should be taken to avoid contact with the skin and eyes.

As an effective wheat ripening tool, Ethephon is widely used in wheat planting. The use of ethephon can improve the quality and yield of wheat, while enhancing the stress resistance of wheat. However, it is necessary to follow the use requirements and precautions during use to ensure the effectiveness and safety of use.
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