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Agricultural Science Digest
Year : 2005, Volume : 25, Issue : 2
First page : ( 127) Last page : ( 129)
Print ISSN : 0253-150X.

Effect of severity of pruning on growth, yield and quality of old acid lime trees

Ingle H.V., Zambre S.G., Shinde B.B.

All India Co-ordinated Research Project (T.F.),. Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola-444 104, India

Abstract

An experiment was carried out on 18 year old acid lime trees. From four years studies on severity of pruning, light pruning (15–25 cm), medium pruning (25–45 cm), heavy pruning (4575 cm) and control (no pruning), it is concluded that the trees produced significantly higher yield (902 fruit/tree/year) of superior quality fruits with the application of medium pruning (removal of terminal shoots up to 45 cm). The pruning in old acid lime trees were done in the month of June, 1997.

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