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(Journal of the American Pomological Society, 2018-01)
‘Farga’ olive is an old and important cultivar grown in southeastern Spain for oil production (17,000 ha). Yet, scarce research has been conducted on its horticultural and oil characteristics. ‘Farga’ trees are vigorous ...
Effect of tree type and rootstock on the long-term performance of ‘Gala’, ‘Fuji’ and ‘Honeycrisp’ apple trees trained to Tall Spindle under New York State climatic conditions
(Scientia Horticulturae, 2018-11-26)
In 2006, two 0.3 ha orchard trials were established at two sites (Dressel farm in Southeastern New York State and VandeWalle farm in Western New York State) to compare two tree types (feathered trees and bench-grafted ...
Management trade‐offs on ecosystem services in apple orchards across Europe: Direct and indirect effects of organic production
(Journal of Applied Ecology, 2018-11-12)
Apple is considered the most important fruit crop in temperate areas and profitable production depends on multiple ecosystem services, including the reduction of pest damage and the provision of sufficient pollination ...
Screening of eco-friendly thinning agents and adjusting mechanical thinning on ‘Gala’, ‘Golden Delicious’ and ‘Fuji’ apple trees
(Scientia Horticulturae, 2018-05-30)
Fruit thinning is the most important yet difficult practice that drives orchard profitability. High labor costs and difficulty to improve return bloom by hand thinning have left chemical thinning as the main method used ...