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    • Apple tree and fruit responses to shade netting 

      Smit, Armand (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      The production of high quality fruit that meet international standards is of vital importance to the South African fruit industry. Detrimental climatic conditions are forcing producers to examine alternate production ...

    • The effect of canopy position on the fruit quality and consumer preference of apples 

      Hamadziripi, Esnath Tatenda (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: We aimed to determine how canopy microclimate influences fruit quality and consumer preference in apples. Our postulate was that consumer preference would be higher for the taste, but not necessarily ...

    • Fruit size improvement of 'Royal Gala' apples 

      Lombard, Christoffel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The effect of foliar application oftriadimenol (a triazole), Promalin'", or scoring branches on fruit set, fruit size and fruit quality of 'Royal Gala' apples were evaluated. Four treatments were tested, ...

    • Increasing class one fruit in 'Granny Smith' and 'Cripps' Pink' apple 

      Fouche, Jacques Roux (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Experiments were conducted to increase the percentage class one ‘Granny Smith’ and ‘Cripps’ Pink’ apples. ‘Granny Smith’ is the most widely grown apple cultivar in South Africa, but its profitability is ...

    • Preference of South African consumers for the eating quality and appearance of apples 

      Idun, Irene Akua (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Considering that 27% of South Africa’s apple crop is sold locally, we aimed to determine the attributes that drive South African consumers’ apple eating quality and appearance preferences. Since a ...