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Fewer spurs lead to a better and more reliable fruit set


Tustin, S and Breen, K and van Hooijdonk, B and Bound, S and Parkes, H and Tabing, O and Middleton, S and Wilkie, J and Close, D, Fewer spurs lead to a better and more reliable fruit set, Australian Fruitgrower, Apple and Pear Australia Ltd, Melbourne, Australia, 8, 9, pp. 25-26. (2014) [Magazine Article]

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In this article, we see how fruit set responds to different crop management approaches and how precision control of annual fruiting can deliver predictable yields, higher fruit quality and better orchard profits.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:thinning, crop load, apples
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Horticultural production
Research Field:Horticultural crop growth and development
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Horticultural crops
Objective Field:Pome fruit, pip fruit
UTAS Author:Bound, S (Dr Sally Bound)
UTAS Author:Close, D (Professor Dugald Close)
ID Code:102104
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2015-07-29
Last Modified:2015-07-29
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