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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
Date Issued: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: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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