renewal pruning

renewal pruning

A method of pruning new growth to replace exhausted old branches, particularly on trained fruit trees.
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They include dwarfing rootstocks, high planting densities, renewal pruning, and growth regulators which result in high early yields, high sustained yields and excellent fruit quality.
Lespinasse (1977) studied the natural growth of different tree types and developed the concept of renewal pruning.
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The three major types of pruning are thinning out, heading back, and renewal pruning.
Renewal pruning is used to rejuvenate old plants by removing old unproductive branches, thereby promoting vigorous growth.