Vol 13 No 3 (2007)
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Floral biology, pollination and fertilisation of temperate zone fruit trees

Published September 19, 2007
J. Racskó
Institute for Research and Development, University of Debrecen, H-4032 Debrecen, 138 Böszörményi, Hungary
J. Nyéki
Institute for Research and Development, University of Debrecen, H-4032 Debrecen, 138 Böszörményi, Hungary
M. Soltész
Institute for Research and Development, University of Debrecen, H-4032 Debrecen, 138 Böszörményi, Hungary
Z. Szabó
Institute for Research and Development, University of Debrecen, H-4032 Debrecen, 138 Böszörményi, Hungary
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Racskó, J., Nyéki, J., Soltész, M., & Szabó, Z. (2007). Floral biology, pollination and fertilisation of temperate zone fruit trees. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 13(3), 7-12. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/13/3/740

Abstract

The knowledge of blooming, pollination and fertilisation and its use are indispensable in maximizing of cropping potential of fruits in economical fruit production. In attaining maximum yield a greater attention has to be focused on choosing cultivar combinations, and results of experiments on blooming, pollination and fertilisation must be applied carefully.

To have efficient bee pollination requires attention at the time of designing an orchard. It requires further attention at the time of bloom of any of the fruit-hearing species. Markets demand new types of fruit which forces constant changes in the cultivar composition of orchard. The blooming, pollinating and fertilisation characteristics of cultivars chosen have to be known before an orchard is set up. Apart from the general knowledge of trees considered to be planted, there is a great need to know the flowering, pollinating and fertilization characteristics of each cultivar in detail.

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