Improving the Growth of Newly Planted Apple Trees

@inproceedings{Autio1991ImprovingTG,
  title={Improving the Growth of Newly Planted Apple Trees},
  author={Wesley R. Autio and Duane W. Greene and Daniel R. Cooley and James Rawlinson Schupp},
  year={1991}
}
Increasing the N application rate (in the form NH 4 NO 3 ) to newly planted Marshall McIntosh'/M.9 apple (Malus domestica, Borkh.) trees beyond 76 g N per tree per year reduced growth in the first two growing seasons. Peat moss or composted manure mixed into the planting hole of Royal Gala'/M.26 increased growth in the first growing season after planting. The soil-active fungicides, fosetyl-Al and metalaxyl, increased trunk and shoot growth of Royal Gala'/M.26 in the first season after planting… CONTINUE READING

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