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- Goffinet, M. C., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Acta horticulturae 2017 no.1177 pp. 169-176
- Malus domestica; apples; cultivars; fruit drop; fruits; leaves; phyllotaxy; plant ovary; trees; New York
- ... Some apple cultivars in New York (e.g., 'Gala' and 'Red Delicious') appear “king dominant” while others (e.g., 'Empire' and 'McIntosh') appear “non king dominant”, especially in unthinned trees. Floral position in the spur is tied to the phyllotaxy of spur leaves. In 'Empire', 'McIntosh', and 'Gala' spurs thinned at bloom to include the king and the largest three lateral flowers, ovary weight of k ...