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Development of scion roots on old home pear trunks

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R. L. Rackham, Agricultural Extension Service, University of California
G. W. Morehead

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California Agriculture 18(7):6-7.

Published July 01, 1964

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Abstract

Application of a rooting hormone to encourage early scion root initiation may eventually result in elimination of a need for the bud union between the Old Home pear trunk and the original rootstock and will establish the trees on a more vigorous root system, according to tests detailed in this progress report of field research by Extension Service staff members.

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The Kay Dix ranch, Walnut Grove, cooperated by allowing use of their orchard, and Chemagro Corp. supplied the Dexon used in the tests.

Development of scion roots on old home pear trunks

R. L. Rackham, G. W. Morehead
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Development of scion roots on old home pear trunks

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

R. L. Rackham, Agricultural Extension Service, University of California
G. W. Morehead

Publication Information

California Agriculture 18(7):6-7.

Published July 01, 1964

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Application of a rooting hormone to encourage early scion root initiation may eventually result in elimination of a need for the bud union between the Old Home pear trunk and the original rootstock and will establish the trees on a more vigorous root system, according to tests detailed in this progress report of field research by Extension Service staff members.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The Kay Dix ranch, Walnut Grove, cooperated by allowing use of their orchard, and Chemagro Corp. supplied the Dexon used in the tests.


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