American Potato Journal

, Volume 47, Issue 10, pp 394–396 | Cite as

Stimulation of tuber production of early potatoes by Naphthenates

  • D. J. Wort
  • E. C. Hughes
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Wort
    • 1
  • E. C. Hughes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.British Columbia Department of AgricultureCloverdaleCanada

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