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Nathalie Nivot, Alain Olivier, and Line Lapointe

Roscoe) Sci. Hort. 84 27 36 Greene, D.W. Autio, W.R. 1989 Evaluation of benzyladenine as chemical thinner on ‘McIntosh’ apples J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 114 68 73 Greenfield, J. Davis

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Panayiotis A. Nektarios, Ioannis Amountzias, Iro Kokkinou, and Nikolaos Ntoulas

, Greece), 0.8 to 2.5 mm for zeolite (S & B Industrial Minerals A.D., Athens, Greece), and 1 to 5 mm for perlite (Perloflor; ISOCON A.D., Athens, Greece). The compost was provided by L. Kambanis S.A. (Spata, Greece), and its chemical and nutritional

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Jaume Lordan, Terence L. Robinson, Mario Miranda Sazo, Win Cowgill, Brent L. Black, Leslie Huffman, Kristy Grigg-McGuffin, Poliana Francescatto, and Steve McArtney

, 2004 ; Wertheim and Webster, 2003 ). In the 1970s, leaf removal and pinching were commonly used to induce branching on nursery trees ( Wertheim, 1978 ). In the United States, the number of feathers on grown nursery trees has improved significantly in

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Raúl I. Cabrera, Alma R. Solís-Pérez, and John J. Sloan

Peter® Excel® 15-5-15 (15N–2.2P–12.5K; The Scotts Co.) adjusted to deliver 10 m m of nitrogen. On 16 Mar., the plants received a hard pinch and began to be fertigated with a modified half-strength No. 2 Hoagland formulation ( Hoagland and Arnon, 1950

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. Fungicidal drenches and systemic insecticides are used to control soilborne pathogens and whitefly populations. This one crop uses more chemicals than any other crop during the year and without some type of control, a salable plant would not be possible