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.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1017/S0014479700000594
ISSNs: 0014-4797 (print)
ePrint ID: 75584
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April 1979Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 20:42
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