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- Bortolotti, Gianmarco, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Scientia horticulturae 2019 v.256 pp. 108520
- Malus domestica; apples; decision support systems; drought; flowering; fruiting; fruits; gauges; irrigation rates; irrigation scheduling; leaves; monitoring; orchards; shade; shrinkage; trees; water potential; water stress
- ... This work tests the possibility to monitor fruit growth as a potential physiological indicator for tree water status and productive performance in apple, for potential implementation in decision support systems for irrigation scheduling. Starting from 10 weeks after full bloom (WAFB), a wide range of plant water statuses was induced in a “Gala” apple orchard by applying different shading (with red ...