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Screening of agents for thinning blossoms of apple trees

Pfeiffer, Barbara and Rueß, Franz (2002) Screening of agents for thinning blossoms of apple trees. In: Boos, Markus (Ed.) 10th International Conference on Cultivation Technique and Phytopathological Problems in Organic Fruit-Growing and Viticulture. Proceedings to the Conference from 4th to 7th Feb. 2002 at Weinsberg/Germany, pp. 106-111.

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In May 2001 different plant oils, lime sulfur, starch, Na-bicarbonate and three concentrations of salt were proofed for their suitability for thinning blossoms at the apple variety Pinova. The trees grew in a conventionally treated part of the experimental orchard in Heuchlingen. The experiment had the character of a screening. Side effects like russeting and damages of blossom or leaves were registered too.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Malus domestica (Borkh.), blossom thinning, vegetable oils, lime sulphur, Na-hydrogenbicarbonate, oxalic acid, sodium salt
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2002: Ecofruit
Related Links:http://www.ecofruit.net
Deposited By: Tagung, Ecofruit
ID Code:14608
Deposited On:30 Oct 2008
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:38
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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