Growth Regulators in Orchard Management
University of California
Growth Regulators in Orchard Management

2009

Annual Reports 2009

Annual Reports 2009 Efficient Nitrogen Fertilization for Control of Vegetative Growth and Optimum Cropping, 2009
This project addresses efficiency of nitrogen use to optimize cropping and control of vigor through nitrogen management in pear. Submitted to California Pear Advisory Board for 2009.
Annual Reports 2009 Inducing precocity in European pear: First year effects on growth
CPPU, with delayed heading and deblading and with heading back at the ‘grower’s’ timing, showed good increase in vegetative growth. Other treatments, including Promalin, MaxCel, MaxCel + CPPU, were tested, however, increases in shoot vigor were not signicant. Submitted to California Pear Advisory Bo...
Annual Reports 2009 Use of Plant Growth Regulators for Freeze Protection and Increasing Fruit Set, 2009
Applications of plant growth regulators made to ‘Bartlett’ pear before and after repeated freeze events did not improve yield or quality when compared to the untreated controls. Significant freeze and disfigurement damage was found in all treatments.Submitted to California Pear Advisory Board for 2...
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