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  • Factors leading to poor fruit set and yield of sweet cherries in South Africa 

    Sheard, Andrew Grant (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    Sweet cherries (Prunus avium L.) have a high chilling requirement and grow best in areas receiving >1 100 Utah chill units during winter. The main production areas in South Africa, and particularly the eastern Free State, ...

  • Manipulation of the chilling requirement of sweet cherry trees 

    Kapp, Cornelius Johannes (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
    Commercial production of sweet cherries has recently increased in South Africa, with more than 400 ha planted by 2006. Cherry, a high chilling fruit variety, is however not suited for the mild winter climate of South Africa. ...