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Physiological measurements of daily daylight fertigated citrus trees
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Daily daylight fertigation regimes (involvinq drip fertigation, on a daily basis, during the daylight hours) are becoming widely used in the South African citrus industry in the endeavor to enhance ...
Sunburn control in apple fruit
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Sunburn on apple and pear fruit results in large losses of export volumes in South African orchards. Producers estimate that losses due to sunburn are often about 10- 20%. Knowledge of temperature ...
Evaporative cooling of apple and pear orchards
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
A growing number of fruit producers in warm areas are adopting the use of overtree evaporative cooling (EC) as a technique to reduce sunburn and enhance colour development of red or blushed fruit. Because fruit do not have ...
The effect of different water and nutrient management strategies on the calcium content in apple fruit
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
Production of quality fruit is the main aim in horticultural crops. Numerous research reports stress the important role of calcium (Ca) in maintaining firmness and preventing the development of physiological disorders ...
Nutrient management strategies for nectarine orchards
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The macro-element uptake and distribution by higher density central leader ‘Donnarine’ nectarine trees was studied through the sequential excavation of trees. A large portion, 41.5%, of the nitrogen ...
Stikstofomsettinge in gronde met spesiale verwysing na lupine as bron van stikstof vir boorde en wingerde
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1955-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: no abstract available