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- Gijón, María del Carmen; Gimenez, Carmen; Perez-López, David; Guerrero, Julián; Couceiro, Jose Francisco; Moriana, Alfonso
- Scientia horticulturae 2011 v.128 no.4 pp. 415-422
- Pistacia vera; deficit irrigation; drought; drought tolerance; fruit trees; gas exchange; irrigated conditions; leaf conductance; leaves; modulus of elasticity; orchards; photosynthesis; pistachios; resistance mechanisms; rootstocks; stems; stress response; water potential; water requirement; water stress
- ... Pistachio is a drought tolerant fruit tree that can be cultivated in rainfed and irrigated conditions. The water requirements of the tree, however, are considerable so in most of the commercial orchards deficit irrigation is a common practice. Regulated deficit irrigation in pistachio trees has been described in several works, which reported that the phenological stage of shell hardening, so calle ...