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Replant problem is a situation resulting in suppression of growth and poor productivity of the trees planted on old orchard sites and makes the plantations un-economical. It is a serious malady throughout the world in some fruit crops where the new plantations are done at the old orchard sites....

Author(s)
Sharma, N. C.; Pramod Verma; Niranjan Singh; Babita
Publisher
Puspa Publishing House, Kolkata, India
Citation
International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 2020, 11, 3, pp 246-257
Abstract

Field experiments undertaken at the Vegetable Research Station, Kalpa farm, Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan H.P., India during the year 2018-19 to study the performance of newly introduced apple cultivation on various rootstock under high-density plantations in the...

Author(s)
Arun Kumar
Publisher
Puspa Publishing House, Kolkata, India
Citation
International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 2020, 11, 2, pp 148-152
Abstract

Advanced variable-rate spray technology, which applies pesticides based on real-time scanning laser rangefinder measurements of plant presence, size, and density, was developed and retrofitted to existing sprayers. Experiments were conducted to characterize the application of four programmed spray...

Author(s)
Fessler, L.; Fulcher, A.; Lockwood, D.; Wright, W.; Zhu, H.
Publisher
American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, USA
Citation
HortScience, 2020, 55, 9, pp 1522-1530
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Yeast assimilable nitrogen (YAN) can be a limiting nutritional factor for Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast when fermenting apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.) juice into hard cider. Endogenous YAN concentrations in apples are often below the recommended thresholds to completely use all of the...

Author(s)
Karl, A. D.; Brown, M. G.; Ma SiHui; Sandbrook, A.; Stewart, A. C.; Cheng LaiLiang; Mansfield, A. K.; Peck, G. M.
Publisher
American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, USA
Citation
HortScience, 2020, 55, 8, pp 1356-1364
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The efficiency of biological product based on the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema feltiae (Filipjev,1934) in suppressing the overwintering codling moth population was conducted in the autumn of 2018 in two orchards (Buzin and Kloštar Ivanic) in northwestern Croatia. Experimental plots of 1ha...

Author(s)
Barić, B.; Živković, I. P.
Publisher
Hrvatsko Društvo Biljne Zaštite, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Fragmenta Phytomedica, 2020, 34, 5, pp 23-31
Abstract

Mint plants enable improvement of pest management by attracting herbivore enemies to constitutively released mint volatiles. The generalist predator Nesidiocoris tenuis is used worldwide to control agricultural pests, but little is known about whether mint can serve as a companion plant that...

Author(s)
Rim, H.; Hattori, S.; Arimura, G.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2020, 10, 2,
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The purpose of this study was to identify a reliable DNA extraction protocol to use on 25-year-old powdery mildew specimens from the reference collection VPRI in order to produce high quality sequences suitable to address taxonomic phylogenetic questions. We tested 13 extraction protocols and two...

Author(s)
Smith, R. L.; Sawbridge, T.; Mann, R.; Kaur, J.; May, T. W.; Edwards, J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 5,
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Due to the emergence of antibiotic resistance, phage-mediated biocontrol has become an attractive alternative for pathogen management in agriculture. While the infection characteristics of many phages can be adequately described using plaque assays and optical density, the results from phages of...

Author(s)
Parcey, M.; Gayder, S.; Castle, A. J.; Svircev, A. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2020, 21, 2,
Abstract

Brown rot, caused by both fungal pathogens Monilinia laxa and M. fructigena, is considered as one of major pre-and postharvest pathogen of tree fruit. Therefore, this study aimed at evaluating the in vitro and in vivo ability of pomegranate peel aqueous extract (PGE) against both fungal pathogens...

Author(s)
El-Khetabi, A.; Lahlali, R.; Askarne, L.; Ezrari, S.; El-Ghadaroui, L.; Tahiri, A.; Hrustic, J.; Amiri, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
PMPP Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 2020, 110,
Abstract

Pichia guilliermondii is a yeast widely found on soil, leaves and fruit surfaces and is known to have a good biocontrol effect on a variety of postharvest diseases of fruits and vegetables. In this study, artificially wounded apple fruits (cv. Fuji) were treated with P. guilliermondii. It was found ...

Author(s)
Zhang XueMei; Zong YuanYuan; Li ZhiCheng; Yang RuiRui; Li ZiHe; Bi Yang; Prusky, D.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2020, 167,

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