This CottonInfo produced harvest preparation and defoliation guide will help you to better understand:

  • How defoliation and boll opening works.
  • Important steps for harvest preparation before you defoliate.
  • The impact of environment and crop factors on harvest aid performance.
  • The mode of action for defoliants, boll openers and desiccants.
  • Crop maturity for timely harvest aid application.
  • How to improve defoliant application efficacy. 

Updated April 2024.