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2011-11-18 02:35:24

In peach trees, as in other plants, the energy used to create carbohydrates that support growth and development comes from solar radiation through the process of photosynthesis.

2011-03-03 23:28:48

Blossom or fruitlet thinning is a labor-intensive part of commercial peach and nectarine production.

2010-12-29 13:57:58

Peach producers have traditionally relied heavily on hand thinning, a necessary but costly and labor-intensive field practice.

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2009-12-11 11:20:53

Mechanical thinner prototype promises savings for producers, superior fruit for consumers.

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2009-11-04 07:55:18

Pecan trees, like many fruit trees, have a tendency to bear fruit in cycles, producing a large crop in one or two years, followed by one or two years with little or no crop.

2008-10-02 18:00:14

By Laura Nesbitt Mountain View Telegraph Plans for environmental consultants to draft a community wildfire protection document have expanded.

2008-07-31 15:00:35

By Laura Nesbitt Mountain View Telegraph Protecting both children and the forest from fire are just two of the goals of a thinning project begun in the East Mountains on July 1.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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