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- Bohmont, D.W.
- Agronomy journal 1950 v.42 no.4 pp. 179-182
- Phaseolus vulgaris; oil shale; foliar application; herbicidal properties; kerosene; fuel oils; phytotoxicity
- ... The naphtha, kerosene, and gas-oil fractions of shale oil vary in their degrees of phytotoxicity as well as in the type of plant injury. The type of injury resulting from the foliage application of shale oil may be classified as both acute and chronic injury. The acute toxicity is characterized by a rapid initial burning of the leaves and is caused by heavy concentrations of the naphtha fraction o ...