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Improvement of mango tree architecture

Bally, I. S. E. and Ibell, P. T. (2015) Improvement of mango tree architecture. Acta Horticulturae, 1075 . pp. 59-64. ISSN 0567-7572

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Abstract

This paper discusses the role of mango canopy architecture in mango productivity and orchard management and considers potential increases on production of high density orchards through improved canopy architecture. Lower tree height, reduced vigour and smaller more open canopies are recognised as important aspects of high density orchards. However, vigour management, light relations, flowering and crop load of high density orchards needs to be better understood if we are to developed sustainable highly productive canopy training and pruning systems that are easy to maintain at high planting densities.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Additional Information:Journal article; Conference paper X International Mango Symposium, Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Keywords:FF003Horticultural Crops (NEW March 2000) FF060Plant Physiology and Biochemistry FF100Plant Production FF160Plant Propagation canopy light light relations mangoes plant height productivity pruning vigour Mangifera indica Mangifera Anacardiaceae Sapindales dicotyledons angiosperms Spermatophyta plants eukaryotes
Subjects:Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Methods and systems of culture. Cropping systems
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture
Deposited On:13 Jul 2015 04:29
Last Modified:13 Jul 2015 04:29

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