A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF HAND AND CHEMICAL THINNING OF APPLE FRUIT

Published in Scientific Papers. Series B, Horticulture, Volume LX
Written by ILIE A.V., HOZA D., OLTENACU V.C.

A brief overview of the fruit thinning effect on apple fruit quality is presented in the current paper. Handy and chemical fruit thinning has been previously studied, existing many published reports in literature that examine various aspects of this technological procedure. The state of the art in the field of apple thinning reveal that this operation can improve fruit size, increase return bloom and reduce alternate bearing habit of apple trees.

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Alina Viorica ILIE, Dorel HOZA, Viorel Cătălin OLTENACU 2016, A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF HAND AND CHEMICAL THINNING OF APPLE FRUIT. Scientific Papers. Series B, Horticulture, Volume LX, Print ISSN 2285-5653, 59-64.


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