Specialities

RAASPHON 39% & 10%

ETHEPHON is a plant growth regulator. Ethephon controls various physiological aspects of growth and development in plants. The chemical name of Ethephon is 2-Chloroethyl phosphonic acid. On spraying Ethephon it liberates Ethylene a natural plant hormone. Ethephon helps in inducing of flowering and breaking alternate bearing in Mangoes, stimulates uniform ripening in Apples, Grapes, Coffee, Pineapple, Bananas, Tomatoes, Cotton and in many fruits, and helps in breaking seed dormancy in Groundnut, Sun flower and other vegetable & ornamentals. Ethephon application is an important agro technology from grower’s point of view due to its multiple benefits. It is an eco-friendly chemical and has tremendous potential to augment yield and productivity. Ethephon has been adopted as a common name by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and started using as a growth stimulant in Plants in the early 1970s in the developed countries. The popularity of Ethephon has been transmitted to the Asian Countries as plant growth stimulator then after. The Chemical name of Ethephon is 2-chloroethylphosphonic acid. Ethephon is used in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, France, Australia and Netherlands,Malaysia,Thailand as a growth regulator. Use patterns in other countries are generally comparable. To know the actual role of Ethephon(Ethephon). Then we have to understand what ethylene does in the Plant for its growth.