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Bitter pit investigations in Granny Smith Apples.

Adams, R.H. (1969) Bitter pit investigations in Granny Smith Apples. Queensland Journal of Agricultural and Animal Sciences, 26 (3). pp. 423-431.

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Abstract

The incidence of bitter pit in stored fruit was higher in apples from younger trees at all harvesting dates and in those picked in late Feb. compared with those from the same trees in mid-Mar. Five calcium nitrate sprays throughout the season had no effect on the incidence of tree bitter pit and only slight reduction in storage bitter pit.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Primary Industries, Queensland
Subjects:Plant culture > Harvesting, curing, storage
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture
Plant pests and diseases > Plant pathology
Live Archive:12 Feb 2024 01:56
Last Modified:12 Feb 2024 01:56

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