publication . Article . 2006

Morphological and physiological characteristics of columnar apple trees

Gelvonauskis, Bronislovas; Brazaitytė, Aušra; Sasnauskas, Audrius; Duchovskis, Pavelas; Gelvonauskienė, Dalia;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: Lithuanian Institute of Horticulture
There were investigated two columnar apple cultivars ‘Arbat’ and No. 24217 and apple cultivar ‘Aldas’ in an orchard at the Lithuanian Institute of Horticulture. The two latter cultivars were released at the Lithuanian Institute of Horticulture, ‘Arbat’ – in Russia. Cultivars and selections were budded on rootstocks P 60, M.26 and MM.106. In orchard apple trees were spaced at 1.0 x 3.5 m. Tree height, stem diameter, total length of one-year-old shoot, leaf area on a tree was measured and number of shoots was calculated. Chlorophyll and carotenoids content and photosynthesis intensity was detected. Significant differences for impact of rootstock to tree height, tr...
free text keywords: Obelys, Vaismedžiai--Augimas, Skiepijimas (augalininkystė), Karotinoidai, Fotosintezės pigmentai, Apples, Fruit trees--Growth, Grafting, Carotenoids, Photosynthetic pigments
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