budbreak


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bud·break

 (bŭd′brāk′)
n.
1. The opening of a dormant bud, when the shoot begins to grow.
2. The time or season of such growth.
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Table 1 provides estimates of tolerance to saturation for some common tree and vine crops before and after budbreak compiled through a survey of UC ANR Cooperative Extension (UCCE) commodity experts.
In the production cycle of 2009/10 and 2010/11, the phenological stages (early budbreak, and duration of blooming and harvest) were evaluated from after the pruning, on April the first for the redberry plants and July the fifth for the blackberry cultivars, until the end of the harvest.
1979, Influence of root temperature and rootstock on budbreak, shoot growth, and fruit composition of Cabemet Sauvignon grapevines grown under controlled conditions: American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, v.
In 27-yr-old black alder and Scots pine plantations the short-root sampling was carried out before budbreak (April), in mid-summer (June-July), and after fall (November) 2004.
Viburnum ashei vegetative buds require 400 to 700 hours of chilling for budbreak.
Other cultivar/rootstock evaluations in northern Mississippi have reported shoot growth, budbreak, leaf area, and yield of grafted trees (Siswanto, 1994 and 2000; Fandi, 1997; and Rauf, 1998).
Depending on the variety, blueberries need between 200 and 2,000 hours of exposure to temperatures from 32 [degrees] F to 45 [degrees] F--their chilling requirement--for growth resumption and budbreak in the spring.
Budbreak was early and bloom was prolonged by cool weather, causing some uneven set which necessitated judicious pruning of clusters in some varieties.
Due to an early budbreak, the grapes have had enough hangtime to develop the ripeness we seek at Mumm Napa.
The first male flight generally begins slightly before budbreak and may continue for 10 to 14 weeks.
Budbreak phenology and natural enemies mediate survival of first-instar forest tent caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae).