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Fruit Varieties Journal
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American Pomological Society

Volume 38 Number 4 Article 5 Pages: 145-149
Year 1984 Month 10
Title: Influences of Rootstocks and Support Systems on Yield, Tree size and Cork Spot on Spur and Non-Spur Delicious Apple Trees
Authors: R.M. Crassweller and M.E. Ferree
Delicious is the leading apple cultivar being planted today. There have been many reports in the literature comparing yields of various strains on different rootstocks (1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 11); however, most of these studies report only total accumulated yields after several years. The early yields are often not presented or are combined in a 10-year total.

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