Management of Citrus Tree Canopies for Fresh-Fruit Production
Removal of sucker shoots from rootstock, bud union, and tree trunk, before (left) and after (right). Credit: International Citrus Technologies Pty Ltd, Western Australia
view on EDIS
PDF-2021

How to Cite

Krajewski, Andrew, Arnold Schumann, Tim Ebert, Chris Oswalt, Rhuanito Ferrarezi, and Laura Waldo. 2021. “Management of Citrus Tree Canopies for Fresh-Fruit Production”. EDIS 2021 (1). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ss698-2021.

Abstract

Canopy management is a useful tool to induce precocity and maintain high production of optimum-sized, high-quality fruit. The aim of this new 8-page publication of the UF/IFAS Department of Soil and Water Sciences is to provide growers with practical tools with which to manage their trees for maximum fresh-fruit yield, quality, and profitability. Written by Andrew Krajewski, Arnold Schumann, Tim Ebert, Chris Oswalt, Rhuanito S. Ferrarezi, and Laura Waldo.
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss698

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ss698-2021
view on EDIS
PDF-2021

References

Agusti, M. et al. 1995. Pdf document retrieved March 1st, 2018 from the following link: https://ojs.openagrar.de/index.php/BBCH/article/view/479/429

Agusti, M., S. Zaragosa, H. Bleiholder, L. Buhr, H. Hack, R. Klose, and R. Staub. 2000. "The BBCH scale for describing phenological stages in citrus development". Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 1: 445-446.

Anonymous. 2015.UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions. Accessed 31 January 2018 on: http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/care/tools-and-equipment/disinfecting-tools.html

Bevington, K., S. Falivene, and A. Krajewski. 2003. "Pruning for fruit size." NSW Agriculture/Horticulture Australia pamphlet. ISBN 0 7347 14718. 6 pp.

Gucci, R., and C. Cantini. 2000. "Pruning and training systems for modern olive growing". CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, VIC, Australia. ISBN 0 64306443 5. 144 pp. https://doi.org/10.1071/9780643101302

Fake, C. 2012. "Pruning citrus." University of California Cooperative Extension Publication No. 31-008C. 4 pp.

Khurshid, T., and A. Krajewski. 2010. "Bearing branch units developed on branches hedged during flowering produce large 'Washington' navel (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck) oranges." International Journal of Fruit Science 10(3): 215-227. https://doi.org/10.1080/15538362.2010.510417

Krajewski, A. 1996. "Pruning of citrus in Southern Africa: a hacker's guide". Citrus Journal 6 (4): 19-23.

Krajewski, A., and S. Krajewski. 2011. "Canopy management of sweet orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime and mandarin trees in the Tropics: principles, practices and commercial experiences." Acta Horticulturae 894: 65-76. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2011.894.5

Krajewski, A., and T. Pittaway. 2000. "Manipulation of citrus flowering and fruiting by pruning." Proceedings of the International Society of Citriculture 1: 357-360.

Schumann, A.W., A. Singerman, A.L Wright, and R.S. Ferrarezi. 2017. "Citrus Under Protective Screen (CUPS) Production Systems". EDIS, 2pp. Accessed July 7, 2019 on: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/hs1304

Tufts, W., and R. Harris. 1955. "Pruning deciduous trees." California Agricultural Experiment Station Extension Service. University of California. Circular 444. 48 pp.

Van den Ende, B. 2009. "How to keep your trees calm: heading for trouble". Good Fruit Grower. 4 pp. Accessed June 14, 2019 on: http://www.goodfruit.com/heading-for-trouble/

Copyright (c) 2021 UF/IFAS