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Some factors limiting yields of tea (Camellia sinensis)

Tanton, T. W. (1979) Some factors limiting yields of tea (Camellia sinensis) Experimental Agriculture, 15, (2), pp. 187-191. (doi:10.1017/S0014479700000594).

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Measurements indicate that the tea crop—which consists of young shoots—is sink-limited and that the plucking of immature shoots, essential for quality tea, is a major factor limiting yields of the crop. The importance of this aspect in selecting for high-yielding plant material is discussed.

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Published date: April 1979


Local EPrints ID: 75584
ISSN: 0014-4797
PURE UUID: c63d2f4a-677b-4543-966c-5d07b287346c

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:42

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