Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/222532
Title:
Evaluation of thinning agents for "kinnow" mandarins
Author:
Maurer, Michael A.; Taylor, Kathryn C.
Issue Date:
Nov-1999
Publisher:
College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Citrus and Deciduous Fruit and Nut Research Report
Abstract:
An experiment was designed to determine the effectiveness of foliar prebloom boron (B) sprays for thinning 'Kinnow' mandarins (Citrus reticulata). Treatments consisted of a control and foliar B applied at 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500 and 3000 ppm. Leaf tissue B levels were not significant between treatments. Likewise, fruit quality was similar for all treatments. Fruit weight and number were significantly greater for the control compared to the 1500, 2000, 2500 and 3000 ppm B treatments for the undersize fruit. There was a clear reduction in yield as the rate of B applied increased, however, the reduction was not statistically significant.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Citrus fruits -- Arizona
Series/Report no.:
AZ1138; Series P-117
Sponsors:
Arizona Citrus Research Council

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dc.titleEvaluation of thinning agents for "kinnow" mandarinsen_US
dc.contributor.authorMaurer, Michael A.en_US
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Kathryn C.en_US
dc.date.issued1999-11-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalCitrus and Deciduous Fruit and Nut Research Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractAn experiment was designed to determine the effectiveness of foliar prebloom boron (B) sprays for thinning 'Kinnow' mandarins (Citrus reticulata). Treatments consisted of a control and foliar B applied at 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500 and 3000 ppm. Leaf tissue B levels were not significant between treatments. Likewise, fruit quality was similar for all treatments. Fruit weight and number were significantly greater for the control compared to the 1500, 2000, 2500 and 3000 ppm B treatments for the undersize fruit. There was a clear reduction in yield as the rate of B applied increased, however, the reduction was not statistically significant.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectCitrus fruits -- Arizonaen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/222532-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAZ1138en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-117en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipArizona Citrus Research Councilen_US
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