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Evaluating the seasonal changes in calcium concentration and distribution in apple fruit after application of different calcium fertilisation strategies
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Localized calcium (Ca) deficiencies frequently develop independent from total Ca supply and total fruit Ca concentration. Bulk mineral analyses is therefore not completely suitable for determination of ...
Influence of crop based water and nutrient strategies on physiological aspects of apple trees ‘Brookfield Gala’
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
It is a common practise in the Western Cape to use micro sprinklers as the standard irrigation system for apple trees. Over the past forty years much effort has been put into the optimisation of the tree canopy. Less ...
The effect of mulching on tree performance and fruit quality of 'cripps' pink' apples
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Three field trials were conducted to investigate the effects of mulching on the chemical and biological aspects of the soil as it is reflected by tree performance and fruit quality in ‘Cripps’ Pink’ ...