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COTTON HARVEST MANAGEMENT:
Use and Influence of Harvest Aids

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Item

Page #

COMPLETE BOOK (20,716K PDF)

THE COTTON FOUNDATION

ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

iii

COPYRIGHT

vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS

vii

LIST OF TABLES

xvii

LIST OF FIGURES

xxiii

FOREWORD AND DEDICATION

xxvii

PREFACE: Evolution of Cotton Harvest Management

xxxi

CONTRIBUTORS

xliii

Chapter 1.
(733K PDF)

A History of Cotton Harvest Aids
Stephen H. Crawford, J. Tom Cothren, Donna E. Sohan, & James R. Supak

1

Chapter 2.
(1,362K PDF)

Physiology of Cotton Defoliation and Desiccation
J. Tom Cothren, C. Owen Gwathmey, & Ron B. Ames

21

Chapter 3.
(1,356K PDF)

Influence of Environment on Cotton Defoliation and Boll Opening
C. Owen Gwathmey, J. Tom Cothren, Ken E. Lege, Joanne Logan, Bruce A. Roberts, & James R. Supak

51

Chapter 4.
(967K PDF)

Influence of Crop Condition on Harvest-Aid Activity
Charles E. Snipes & Lisa P. Evans

73

Photographic Plates. (5,423K PDF)

95

Supplement to Chapter 4. (159K PDF)

113

Chapter 5.
(1,089K PDF)

Harvest-Aid Treatments: Products and Application Timing
Barry J. Brecke, J. C. Banks, & J. Tom Cothren

119

Chapter 6.
(1,861K PDF)

Harvest-Aid Application Technology
Michael J. Bader, Paul E. Sumner, & A. Stanley Culpepper

143

Chapter 7.
(968K PDF)

Uniform Harvest-Aid Performance and Lint Quality Evaluation
Thomas D. Valco & Charles E. Snipes

167

Chapter 8.
(1,666K PDF)

Factors Influencing Net Returns to Cotton Harvest Aids
James A. Larson & Burton C. English

181

Chapter 9.
(4,957K PDF)

Overview of Regional Defoliation Practices And Results of Regional Treatments Conducted by the Cotton Defoliation Work Group
Southeast: Michael G. Patterson & Charles H. Bunnester
Midsouth: Charles E. Snipes & Lisa P. Evans
Southwest: James R. Supak & J. C. Banks
Far West: Bruce A. Roberts, Steven D. Wright, & Ron Vargas

207

Chapter 10.
(1,229K PDF)

Public and Environmental Issues
Phillip J. Wakelyn, James R. Supak, Frank Carter, & Bruce A. Roberts

275

Chapter 11.
(970K PDF)

Cotton Harvest Aids and Biotechnology: The Possibilities
Donna E. Sohan, Richard L. Jasoni, & Bruce A. Roberts

303

INDEX



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