volume 58, issue 5, P665-669 2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-737x2011000500019
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Chemical pre-harvest desiccation in castor beanThe castor bean has indeterminate growth habit and non-uniformity of grain maturation at harvest. However, preharvest desiccant application can increase the efficiency of mechanized harvesting. The objective of this work was to evaluate effects of the herbicides glyphosate alone or mixed with 2,4-D, and paraquat alone, in pre-harvest desiccation of castor bean. The field experiments were arranged in a completely randomized design, with four replications,…

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