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Tree Fruit has been in production for over a decade. In that time we have published articles of great interest to growers written by well known researchers, advisers and technicians. Here we present some of them to you.

Complete articles (including any photos, graphs, tables etc. that were published with the original article) are available as a PDF.

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Spreading shoots or branches of young apple trees

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The proper angle of shoots or branches is an aspect of tree training which encourages formation of flower buds and fruit, allows for sunlight to penetrate into the canopy, gives structural strength to the tree, and directs growth within the young apple tree.

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Unknown predators—Carabid or Ground beetles

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We are going down to ground level in this article.
A new study just released shows how important some of the unknown and unseen insects are in controlling our fruit pests.

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Microjet or drip?

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Pressurised micro-irrigation systems have largely replaced traditional flood and sprinkler irrigation in orchards and vineyards. These systems use microjets or drippers to evenly distribute water to individual trees.

The choice of a microjet or drip system is often a difficult decision as it is rarely clear-cut. 

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Integrated brown rot control—new tools & practices

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Control of brown rot of stone fruit is becoming increasingly unsustainable with the exclusive use of fungicides, especially during wet growing seasons.

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Viruses - a real threat to apple & pear productivity

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There are a number of viruses that affect pome fruit which are classified as latent, that is, at most times they have no visible symptoms.

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Plant to avoid bacterial canker

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Bacterial canker, Pseudomonas syringae is common disease afflicting many types of fruit trees.

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