Using functional-structural plant modeling to explore the response of cotton to mepiquat chloride application and plant population density
The crop growth regulator Mepiquat Chloride (MC) is widely used in cotton production to optimize the canopy structure in order to maximize the yield and fiber quality. Cotton plasticity in relation to MC and other agronomical practice was quantified using a functional-structural plant model of cotton development, ultimately aiming at helping cotton farmers to manage their crops optimally.
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