Thinning Florida Peaches for Larger Fruit
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Chang, Yuru, Ali Sarkhosh, Jeffrey Brecht, and Peter C. Andersen. 2019. “Thinning Florida Peaches for Larger Fruit: HS1324, 12/2018”. EDIS 2019 (1). Gainesville, FL.


Fruit size is an important factor in a fruit crop’s marketability. This 6-page document discusses fruit thinning, a process that is critical to achieving larger-sized peaches, and thus is critical to the success of peaches grown in Florida. Written by Yuru Chang, Ali Sarkhosh, Jeffrey Brecht, and Peter Andersen and published by the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department, January 2018.
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