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Record number 504432
Title Young fruits pull so hard, flowers above abort : developing fruits function too strongly as sink
Author(s) Heuvelink, E.; Marcelis, L.F.M.; Kierkels, T.
Source In Greenhouses : the international magazine for greenhouse growers 5 (2016)2. - ISSN 2215-0633 - p. 16 - 17.
Department(s) Horticulture and Product Physiology Group
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) horticulture - greenhouse horticulture - capsicum - crop growth stage - maturity stage - auxins - crop production - parthenocarpy - tuinbouw - glastuinbouw - gewassen, groeifasen - groeifasen, rijp - auxinen - gewasproductie - parthenocarpie
Categories Horticulture / Vegetables
Abstract Sweet peppers arrive in waves. New fruits lure so many assimilates towards them that the flowers above them abort. This article provides various suggestions about how to flatten out the peaks and troughs. In the long term, breeding can also play an important role.
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