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Foliar application of urea advances bud break, bloom and harvest in cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill)

Fecha de publicación:
1 de enero de 2008

Spain is the world´s leader producer of cherimoya. More than 90% of the Spanish production is baded on ´Fino de jete´. Oversupply October-November causes an abrupt descend of cherimoya prices. Previous experiences have demostrated that early hand-defoliation allows subpetiolar buds to sprout and bloom in advance to control trees. However, a negative effect on bud break percentage has been also notived when defoliation ...