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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 requirement and distribution of intensively grown ‘Brookfield Gala’ apple trees
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
‘Brookfield Gala’ apple trees were planted out in July 2003 in a Dundee soil form, consisting of well-aerated sandy loam soil. During the first 12 months trees received young tree solutions high in nitrogen. The nutrient ...