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New directions in crop load management


Bound, S and Tustin, S and Breen, K and van Hooijdonk, B and Wilkie, J and Middleton, S and Close, D, New directions in crop load management, Australian Fruitgrower, Apple and Pear Australia Ltd, Melbourne, Australia, 6, 9, pp. 16-18. (2012) [Magazine Article]

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As we are aware, optimal management of crop load is a difficult task and most orchardists find the spring period very stressful as they try to juggle the currently available tools for crop load management with unstable weather conditions in an effort to maintain regular yields, consistent production of high quality fruit and high pack-out percentages.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:spur extinction, thinning, apple
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:102107
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2015-07-29
Last Modified:2015-07-29
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