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Chemical “pruning” of walnut trees


George C. Martin
Paul LaVine
G. Steven Sibbett
Chic Nishijima

Authors Affiliations

George C. Martin is Pomologist in the Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis; Paul LaVine is Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County; G. Steven Sibbett is Farm Advisor, Tulare County; Chic Nishijima is Staff Research Associate, Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 34(10):16-17. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n10p16. October 1980.

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A chemical pinching agent sprayed on young walnut trees in the spring reduced terminal growth and increased branching, producing a response similar to that obtained by pruning.
Martin G, LaVine P, Sibbett G, Nishijima C. 1980. Chemical “pruning” of walnut trees. Hilgardia 34(10):16-17. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n10p16
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