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

Date
1953-10
Authors
Nakata, Shigeru
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University of Hawaii
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.
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Litchi chinensis, litchis, Hawaii, fruit set, alternate bearing
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).
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