plant growth regulator used to promote fruit ripening. Also stimulates latex flow in rubber trees.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryethephon (noun)
a synthetic plant growth regulator CHClOP that induces flowering and abscission by promoting the release of ethylene and has been used to cause early ripening (as of apples on the tree) - 2 6 3
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|Molar mass||144.49 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||74 °C (165 °F; 347 K)|
|123.9 g/100 mL (23 °C)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Ethephon is a plant growth regulator.