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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 ...

  • 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 ...