Ethephon is a kind of organic phosphine plant growth regulator, it has a wide use in agriculture, forestry, horticulture industry.
The pure product of ethephon is acicular crystal wax.The melting point is 74-75 °C , the density is 1.258, PH <3, is soluble in water and alcohol. It's stable in acid medium, and in alkaline medium , it's easy to decompose and release ethylene .
4.Mode of action
Accelerating ripening and maturation of fruits by releasing ethylene. Fruits treated with ethephon showed rapid increase in respiratory rate.
Accelerate ripening and maturation of fruis( Apples, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cantaloupes, Cherries, Grapes, Peppers, Pineapple, Sugar cane, Tobacco, Tomatoes, Walnuts,etc; )
Reducing lodging in Wheat and Barley;
Applied in rubbers to increase production of latex.
Ehtephon islow toxicityplant growth regulator.
7. Processing time
The most suitable period is when the fruit begin to mature, when colored fruits begin to color, white fruits slightly turn yellow, then you would get the best effects.
Do not mixethephon with alkaline liquor, in case causing a too fast decomposition.
200L/plastic drum or 1L/Bottle, 10 bottle / Carton
Xiangtan New Sunshine Trade Co., Ltd., formerly Hunan Xiangtan County Foreign Economic Relations and Trade Corp., was founded in 1971, specializing in manufacturing and exporting chemical products.
Plant growth regulators, Insecticide, fertilizers and other Industrial Inorganic chemicals are our major products. We have invested in 4 subsidiary chemical factories and we own a chemical laboratory, and we have very good partner relations with many reputable chemical factories in China. Our ... View detail