Fall almond pruning has practical advantages, no adverse effects
AuthorsWilbur O. Reil
Warren C. Micke
Authors AffiliationsW. O. Reil is Farm Advisor, Yolo and Solano Counties, UC Cooperative Extension, Woodland; W. C. Micke is Extension Pomologist, University of California, Davis; J. Yeager is Staff Research Associate, University of California, Davis; C. Langston is Yolo County Cooperative Extension Field Assistant, Woodland.
Hilgardia 45(3):18-19. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n03p18. May 1991.
Labor for pruning during the winter is becoming increasingly scarce. To help retain a permanent labor force, more farmers would like to keep employees working in the fall. This study shows that almond trees can be pruned in the fall without adversely affecting yield, growth or nutrition.
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