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Volume 50 Number 2 Article 19 Pages: 114-118
Year 1996 Month 4
Title: Winter Injury to Apple Trees, 1993-1994
Authors: J. Warner and C. Nickerson
Following the cold winter of 1993-1994, ninety scab resistant apple cultivars and selections were evaluated for low temperature injury. Injury symptoms ranged from slight dieback of the terminal branches to complete tree death. Twenty-seven cultivars or selections exhibited no terminal dieback injury. Eight exhibited injury that was more severe than 'Mclntosh,' 'Empire' or 'Delicious.' Trees of Co-op 28 and O-666 were killed.

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