How to Cite
Gonda, I., & Holb, I. J. (2007). A review of the orchard management in organic fruit production. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 13(3), 43-49. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/13/3/744
The elements of orchard management have a determining role in the success of organic fruit production, therefore, it is essential that they are applied properly. The present review gives describes some aspects of the orchard management such as site selection, orchard soil, rootstocks and cultivars, planting materials and plant density, crown shape. Then, one of the most important elements, pruning is discussed with special emphasis on winter pruning, condition and apical dominance, degree and method of pruning, summer pruning. After pruning, an overview of fruit thinning, irrigation, soil cultivation, soil protection (cover plants and mulching) and fertilization is given.
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