Is that a growth regulator in your coffee?

Mepiquat, or N,N-dimethylpiperidinium, is an anti-gibberellin growth regulator commonly used to restrict vegetative growth in many crops including cereals and cotton. It has low acute and chronic toxicity and is not associated with carcinogenic actions. Traces of mepiquat may be found in crops where its use is licensed but, due to chemical degradation of lysine Read the rest of this article

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