Growth and yield of the Tea bush

Tanton, T. W. (1981) Growth and yield of the Tea bush. Experimental Agriculture, 17, (3), 323-331. (doi:10.1017/S0014479700011698).


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Changes in growth rate of tea shoots cause yield fluctuations between seasons, but the size of the basal shoot population remains constant throughout the year. The proportion of shoots with dormant apical buds does not influence the mean weight of shoots harvested. Models of shoot extension are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1017/S0014479700011698
ISSNs: 0014-4797 (print)
1469-4441 (electronic)
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 75589
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Date Event
17 January 1981Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:09

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