Volume 38 Number 4 Article 6 Pages: 150-152
Year 1984 Month 10
Title: Flowering, Spur Formation and Limb Angles of Delicious Apple Strains
Author: D.O. Ketchie
Number of spurs per meter of limb, number of flowering spurs per spur and limb
angles were counted or measured on 17
strains of Delicious apple (Malus domestica
Borkh.) for 5 years.
The spur type had more
spurs per m and more flowering spurs per
spur than did the standard types.
variability in flowering indicated definite alternate bearing in some strains.
no difference in the width of the limb angles
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