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Girdling as a Means of Promoting Flower-Bud Initiation in Litchi

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Title: Girdling as a Means of Promoting Flower-Bud Initiation in Litchi
Authors: Nakata, Shigeru
Keywords: Litchi chinensis
fruit set
alternate bearing
Issue Date: Oct 1953
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Nakata S. 1953. Girdling as a means of promoting flower-bud initiation in litchi. Honolulu (HI): Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Hawaii. 4 p. (Progress Notes; PN-095).
Series/Report no.: Progress Notes
Abstract: Excessive rainfall often causes vegetative flushing that interferes with flowering and limits fruit production. Experiments with girdling 'Brewster' lychee are reported. Girdling in September was best.
Pages/Duration: 4 pages
Appears in Collections:Progress Notes, 1933 - 1958

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