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  1. High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Gel breakdown is a major postharvest problem in ‘Songold’ plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.) that is exacerbated in fruit harvested from lower canopy positions in large trees. Modern high-density orchards with small trees aggressively address this problem through improved light distribution...
  2. Effect of a foliar application of paclobutrazol in autumn on the reproductive development of ‘Songold’ plum

    Effect of a foliar application of paclobutrazol in autumn on the reproductive development of ‘Songold’ plum

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A foliar application of paclobutrazol (1- (4-chlorophenyl) −4,4-dimethyl-2- (1,2,4- triazol-1-yl) pentan-3-ol) at 250 or 500 mg dm−3 a.i. in autumn, or late winter applications of dinitro-o-cresol oil emulsion (DNOC) in water at 3% v/v, increased the percentage of ‘Songold’ plum...
  3. Effect of timing and concentration of rest breaking agents on budburst in ‘Bing’ sweet cherry under conditions of inadequate winter chilling in South Africa

    Effect of timing and concentration of rest breaking agents on budburst in ‘Bing’ sweet cherry under conditions of inadequate winter chilling in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of timing of various rest breaking agents (RBAs) on vegetative and floral budburst, and production efficiency was investigated on 4-year-old ‘Bing’ sweet cherry trees on ‘Gisela® 5’ rootstock. Two experiments were conducted, near Clarens (28°28’S; 28°19’E, 1860 m.a.s.l)...
  4. Toward sustainable harvesting of Africa's largest medicinal plant export (<em>Prunus africana</em>): a case study in Tanzania

    Toward sustainable harvesting of Africa's largest medicinal plant export (<em>Prunus africana</em>): a case study in Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Global demand for treating prostate disorders with Prunus africana bark extract has made P. africana Africa's largest medicinal plant export. Unsustainable harvesting practices can lead to local extirpations of this multipurpose tree. Survey research targeting P. africana harvesters in a...