• Corpus ID: 140153218

Pruning citrus trees.

  title={Pruning citrus trees.},
  author={E. C. Levitt},
  journal={The agricultural gazette of New South Wales},
  • E. Levitt
  • Published 1960
  • Mathematics
  • The agricultural gazette of New South Wales
• to allow light penetration into the canopy; • to prevent crowding of main scaffold branches and to remove branches which cross; • to remove or shorten water shoots to prevent them from becoming too dominant; • to remove diseased, dead, weak or old growth; • to improve spray coverage; • to allow air circulation and access under trees (skirt pruning); • to reduce tree height or width; • to increase fruit size; • to prevent fruit damage due to limb rubbing. 
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