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Dormancy-breaking sprays for low chill years

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Parkes, H and Murphy-White, S and Bound, S, Dormancy-breaking sprays for low chill years, Australian Fruit Grower, Apple and Pear Australia Limited, Australia, 10, 4, pp. 28-30. (2016) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

The use of dormancy-breaking sprays could help apple and pear growers adapt to warmer years because dormancy breakers can stimulate earlier, more homogenous bud burst and flowering in a number of crops grown in mild climates worldwide. There is also some evidence that these products reduce the length of the harvest window by inducing a more compact flowering period.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:apple, Dormex, Waiken, uniform flowering
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary 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
Author:Bound, S (Dr Sally Bound)
ID Code:110959
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2016-08-24
Last Modified:2016-08-24
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