Accede® is a revolutionary new plant growth regulator for stone fruit and apple thinning. It contains the active ingredient 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid (ACC), a naturally occurring amino acid and the precursor to ethylene in all plants. Ethylene affects different plant development processes, including fruit abscission, fruit coloring, and fruit ripening.
Accede delivers effective crop load management, reduces the labor needed for hand thinning, and increases fruit size.
For stone fruit growers, Accede is the first commercially available chemical thinner based on a naturally occurring compound. As a result, stone fruit growers are now able to manage their crop load with an effective plant growth regulator. Accede reduces the need for hand thinning labor and improves fruit quality.
For apple growers, Accede extends the thinning window beyond what is currently available, giving growers an exciting new tool for the “late thinning” window.
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