Maleic hydrazide | definition of maleic hydrazide by Medical dictionary
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used experimentally to control the growth of grass without killing it. May cause vomiting in dogs walking in the grass.
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(MH) avoids cell division in the apical meristem of plants; on the other hand, trinexapac-ethyl (TE) inhibits the biosynthesis of gibberellins, both reducing unwanted shoot growth (Fletcher et al.
23] who reported maximum fruit yield in watermelon with an application of maleic hydrazide
at 100 ppm.
Cytotoxicity and mode of action of maleic hydrazide
in root tips of Allium cepa L.
These range from determining alkaloid content via the spectrometric method; measuring maleic hydrazide
residues; assessing vapour phase nicotine and 3-ethenylpyridine in air through the gas-chromatographic method, and others.
Historically the industry has relied on maleic hydrazide
which allows the English crop to be stored from autumn until the following summer.