Effect of crop load on fruiting and leaf photosynthesis of 'Braeburn'/M.26 apple trees.

@article{Palmer1997EffectOC,
  title={Effect of crop load on fruiting and leaf photosynthesis of 'Braeburn'/M.26 apple trees.},
  author={John William Palmer and Raffaella Giuliani and Hy. Maxwell Adams},
  journal={Tree physiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={17 11},
  pages={
          741-6
        }
}
Four-year-old apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.) trees cv. 'Braeburn' on M.26 rootstock were thinned at full bloom to establish six crop loads ranging from a heavy crop to a deflowered treatment. At harvest, mean yield per tree varied from 0 to 38 kg and mean fruit weight ranged from 225 g in the heaviest cropping treatment to 385 g in the lightest cropping treatment. Light cropping resulted in a significant advance in fruit maturity as indicated by background color, starch/iodine score and… CONTINUE READING

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