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- Tworkoski, T.; Miller, S.
- Scientia horticulturae 2007 v.111 no.4 pp. 335
- apples, etc ; Malus domestica; rootstocks; scions; rootstock-scion relationships; plant growth; plant architecture; seasonal variation; phenology; dwarf cultivars; height; tree trunk; diameter; budbreak; West Virginia; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Apple scions with diverse growth habits were grafted on various size-controlling rootstocks and morphological characteristics were measured after 6 years of growth in the field. Scion had more influence than rootstock on monthly growth rate. Across all rootstocks, scions with spreading growth habits grew rapidly in April and May and achieved most seasonal growth earlier than scions with upright gr ...