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S. Kaan Kurtural, Lydia F. Wessner, and Geoffrey Dervishian

composition at the farm gate when irrigation was reduced to 50% of ET o demand between fruit set and veraison for ‘Syrah’ grapevine. Although there have been various reports on comparisons of mechanical box and spur pruning as well as determination of optimal

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Karen Mesa, Sara Serra, Andrea Masia, Federico Gagliardi, Daniele Bucci, and Stefano Musacchi

) indicated that nonpruned trees began to store starch earlier than the pruned trees because of a major presence of young spurs. Further, summer pruning practice may redirect the distribution of carbohydrates to fruit as a consequence of the removal of

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Marlene Ayala and Gregory Lang

immediately (after chamber removal) following 13 C pulse-labeling to fruiting spur (FS), nonfruiting spur (NFS), and extension shoot (ES) branch sections ( n = 10) at 25, 40, 44, 56, and 75 d after full bloom (DAFB). Calculations were made based on total dry

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Madeline Wimmer, Beth Ann Workmaster, and Amaya Atucha

removal to expose clusters during the ripening period. Because dormant pruning weights did not reflect accurately the vines’ vegetative growth, results from the RI are mostly driven by the yield differences among training systems. It is noteworthy that the

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Craig A. Ledbetter

reference cultivars Hargrand and Harlayne ( Guerriero and Watkins, 1984 ). The development of fruiting spurs can be enhanced through pruning, although the majority of fruit are borne on 1-year-old shoots. Because of its vigor, ‘Bolaroja’ trees might require

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Craig A. Ledbetter

fruit production on spur pruned vines and large round berries. The taste is neutral to very light muscat flavor when fully ripe. Origin ‘Valley Pearl’ originated from a cross of two Agricultural Research Service (ARS) table grape selections, A60-42 and C

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Craig A. Ledbetter

berries with full color development on spur-pruned vines without any applications of plant growth regulators. Berry taste is sweet and neutral with flesh texture playing an important role in consumer acceptability. Origin ‘Solbrio’ originated from a

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Penelope F. Measham, Audrey G. Quentin, and Nicholas MacNair

period leading up to dormancy, fruit trees will accumulate total NSCs, which are then translocated into storage areas including buds, trunk, and roots ( Gaudillère et al., 1992 ; Loescher et al., 1990 ). NSCs play an essential role in initiating and

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Don C. Elfving and Dwayne B. Visser

cherries in the USA Acta Hort. 667 303 309 Mika, A. Grochowska, M.J. Karaszewska, A. Williams, M.W. 1983 Effects of dormant and summer pruning, bud removal, and growth retardants on growth, flower bud

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Alexandra Boini, Enrico Muzzi, Aude Tixier, Maciej Zwieniecki, Luigi Manfrini, and Luca Corelli Grappadelli

Winter survival of temperate fruit tree crops is the phase of inhibited growth known as dormancy ( Faust et al., 1997 ), controlled by mechanisms occurring in the possibly affected parts of the tree ( Campoy et al., 2011 ). To date, the