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Shortening the Juvenile Phase of Apple Seedlings

Naturevolume 191page517 (1961) | Download Citation

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APPLE seedlings visually take 7–14 yr. to come into bearing. Many attempts have been made by plant breeders and others to reduce this juvenile phase, in order to obtain an earlier assessment of new seedlings.

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    Tydeman, H. M., Ann. Rep. East Malling Res. Sta. for 1927, 51 (1928).

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  1. Department of Agriculture and Horticulture, University of Bristol, Research Station, Long Ashton

    • A. I. CAMPBELL

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