Fruit bud


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(Bot.) a bud that produces fruit; - in most oplants the same as the power bud.

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START pruning trained fruit tree forms, such as espaliers, fans and cordons, to encourage fruit bud formation.
This will speed ripening (by increasing sun on the fruits), encourage fruit bud formation for next year and control aphids on the new growth.
This will speed ripening, encourage fruit bud formation for next year and control aphids on the new growth.
Low chilling hours this winter, particularly in the Coachella Valley, diminished fruit bud formation and reduced yields.
Cut back any of last year's strong new wood to four or five buds or to a healthy looking fruit bud.
The periodic pruning which this method requires results in more extensive fruit bud development and less leaf and twig growth.
Start pruning trained fruit tree forms (such as espaliers, fans and cordons), to encourage fruit bud formation.
This will speed ripening - by increasing sun on the fruits -encourage fruit bud formation for next year, and control aphids on the new growth.
It covers a number of horticultural techniques that control growth, remove dead or diseased wood, and stimulate the formation of flowers and fruit buds.
Temperatures in northeastern Oregon plummeted from 60 degrees to the single digits during the mid-November freeze, damaging trees and harming fruit buds before they could become acclimated to the conditions.
This phenomenon played out last year in Wisconsin, where unseasonably warm temperatures prompted the tart cherry trees in the northeast part of the state to flower early, leaving the fruit buds open to damage from freezing winds in late March.
A subsequent frost caused severe damage to blooms and emerging fruit buds.