Fifth Year Performance of Honeycrisp Grafted on 31 Dwarfing Rootstocks of the NC-140 2010 Regional Apple Rootstock Trial [report]

Diana Cochran, Paul Domoto, Lynn Schroeder
2015 unpublished
Dwarfing rootstocks have the potential to increase profitability of tree-fruit growers by providing smaller trees suitable for highdensity plantings. Although the initial installation cost can be 10 to 30 times greater than lower-density plantings, the long-range returns can far exceed the traditional plantings. However, to be viable as a commercial rootstock, dwarfing rootstocks must be adapted to a range of agro-climatic conditions, moderately disease resistant, high yielding, and produce
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doi:10.31274/farmprogressreports-180814-728 fatcat:hiy2bt2lfnfbbmyy6vbx6a3mm4