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- Kristiansen, Paul, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Annals of botany 2011 v.107 no.6 pp. 993-1001
- flowering; carbohydrates; fruit set; trees; Macadamia integrifolia; fruit drop; fruit yield; branches; shoots
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: There is good evidence for deciduous trees that competition for carbohydrates from shoot growth accentuates early fruit abscission and reduces yield but the effect for evergreen trees is not well defined. Here, whole-tree tip-pruning at anthesis is used to examine the effect of post-pruning shoot development on fruit abscission in the evergreen subtropical tree macadamia (Maca ...
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