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Factors Affecting the Growth and Yield of Coffee in Kona, Hawaii

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Title:Factors Affecting the Growth and Yield of Coffee in Kona, Hawaii
Authors:Beaumont, J.H.
Fukunaga, E.T.
Keywords:Coffea arabica
plant growth
crop yield
plant cultural practices
alternate bearing
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Hawaii (island)
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Date Issued:Jun 1958
Publisher:University of Hawaii
Citation:Beaumont JH, Fukunaga ET. 1958. Factors affecting the growth and yield of coffee in Kona, Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 39 p. (Bulletin 113).
Abstract:Coffee in Kona is grown without shade at around 1,500 ft elevation. Nitrogen fertilizer increases yields but promotes alternate-year bearing. The authors developed a system based on plant spacing and annual pruning to control growth that stabilized and optimized yields for the situation.
Pages/Duration:39 pages
Appears in Collections: Bulletin (Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station)

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