Water stress integral for successful modification of flowering dates in ‘Algerie’ loquat

Abstract

Deficit irrigation advances loquat bloom and harvest dates making the crop more profitable. This advancement can be achieved by a combination of water shortages of different duration and intensity. In the present manuscript, we have determined the water stress integral (S Ψ) that provides the greatest advancement in bloom date. Results show that a S Ψ value… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00271-009-0165-0

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