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The effect of canopy position on the fruit quality and consumer preference of apples
(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 ...
Apple tree and fruit responses to shade netting
(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 ...
Increasing class one fruit in 'Granny Smith' and 'Cripps' Pink' apple
(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 ...
Fruit size improvement of 'Royal Gala' apples
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The effect of foliar application oftriadimenol (a triazole), Promalin'", or scoring branches on fruit set, fruit size and fruit quality of 'Royal Gala' apples were evaluated. Four treatments were tested, ...