The Openfields library holds materials on various aspects of pomology, fruit husbandry, and crop protection, and also on fruit production and marketing of quality fruit. Climate is a significant factor in the distribution of commercially grown fruits, as are soils, nutrients and water. Fruit husbandry practices include propagation, pruning and training.
In the UK, top fruit refers principally to orchard-grown apples and pears; the industry also produces a wide variety of soft fruit.
For materials on machinery for fruit growing, see also under Equipment.
A sample of Items held in the Fruit production category
- Starting up community orchards and fruit gardens (Scotland)
- 2371: UK horticulture not ready to meet guidelines for healthy diets
- Briefing 1648: Top fruit
- White peach scale (Pseudaulacaspis pentagona)
- Red-necked Longhorn (Aromia bungii)
- 171. UK wine industry increasingly susceptible to climate change
- 8. Biological control for stone fruit disease
- The changing climate of risk in the UK strawberry industry.
- Aphid parasitoids – new opportunities and challenges.
- Are adult vine weevils running out of places to hide?
There are currently no subcategories in the Fruit production section.
Where Am I?
The OpenFields Library is a free online library contains items of interest to practitioners and researchers in the agricultural and landbased industries.