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- E.M. Lodolini; B. Alfei; A. Santinelli; T. Cioccolanti; S. Polverigiani; D. Neri
- Scientia horticulturae 2016 v.211 pp. 152-157
- bark; branches; canopy; climate; cold; cultivars; defoliation; freezing; frost resistance; growing season; olives; orchards; shoots; trees; Italy
- ... The objective of the present study was to assess the frost tolerance of 24 olive cultivars after a freezing event that occurred in February 2012 in Marche Region (Central Italy), and their recovery ability during the following growing seasons (2012 and 2013). The studied cultivars were locally, nationally and internationally spread. Trees were three-year-old and in the rest phase at the time of th ...
- S. Polverigiani; M. Franzina; M. Salvetti; L. Folini; P. Ferrante; M. Scortichini; D. Neri
- Scientia horticulturae 2016 v.198 pp. 233-241
- Malus domestica; Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae; apples; autumn; bark; biomass; canopy; chlorophyll; dry matter partitioning; gas exchange; growing media; inoculum; leaves; orchards; peat; physiological state; risk; root systems; sandy loam soils; sandy soils; silt; silt loam soils; spring; valleys; vegetative growth; virulence; water management
- ... Blister bark is a disease of increasing virulence representing a serious threat for apple orchards in several alpine valleys. Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae van Hall was indicated as a potential causal agent, among others. Plant growth conditions might affect disease bearing. Three growth substrates: silt loam soil, sandy loam soil and peat were tested in two different locations: one showing ma ...