maleic hydrazide


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maleic hydrazide

used experimentally to control the growth of grass without killing it. May cause vomiting in dogs walking in the grass.
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Bhat KL, Saleem T and A Bushan Effect of ethrel, maleic hydrazide and gibberellic acid on growth, yield and quality of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus Thumb.
Maleic hydrazide is commonly applied to discourage offshoot growth.