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The Banjhi (dormancy) cycle in tea

Tanton, T. W. (1981) The Banjhi (dormancy) cycle in tea Experimental Agriculture, 17, (2), pp. 149-156. (doi:10.1017/S001447970001139X).

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The ‘banjhi’ or dormancy cycle in free-growing tea trees appears to be the result of an endogenous rhythm. However, in harvested tea apical dominance causes dormant shoots to be produced under conditions favourable to growth, and the synchronized flushing cycle causes periods of apical shoot (active terminal bud) and secondary shoot (dormant terminal bud) production.

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Published date: April 1981


Local EPrints ID: 75313
ISSN: 0014-4797
PURE UUID: be10e4dc-bae6-4e5a-b67a-edd902d2362a

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:43

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