Bloom Delay in Peach
Cold damage from early spring frost is a major limiting factor in production of fruit in the eastern United States. If soybean oil is sprayed on peach trees just after the completion of endodormancy (rest), then the oil coating can restrict carbon dioxide exchange, slow down flower bud respiration and thus delay bud development.
Saving peach crops from early frost
Soybean oil delays fruit tree bloom, thins fruit, and kills insects and mites
Soybean oil delays peach bloom and thins fruit buds
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