The effects of foliar feeding and shading on fruit abortion in Amelanchier (Rosaceae: Maloideae).

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dc.contributor.author Levine, Mike en_US
dc.contributor.author Nguyen, Tiffany en_US
dc.contributor.author Alix, Jenny en_US
dc.contributor.author Hirahara, Hiroko en_US
dc.contributor.author Taylor, Jeanne en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS Campus en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-14T22:11:19Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-14T22:11:19Z
dc.date.issued 1993 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/54463
dc.description.abstract Many pollinated flowers abort before developing into mature fruit. The cause of fruit abortion has given rise to many different hypotheses, including pollination, seed number, mineral nutrient levels, and light levels. This study of Amelanchier examines the effect of nutrient and light levels on fruit abortion. Manipulation of nutrient resources by foliar feeding and of light resources by shading produced no significant changes in fruit abortion. Reasons for this insignificance are discussed and alternative experimental techniques proposed. en_US
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dc.subject General Ecology en_US
dc.subject.other TREES en_US
dc.subject.other AMELANCHIER en_US
dc.subject.other FRUITING en_US
dc.subject.other LIGHT en_US
dc.subject.other INTENSITY en_US
dc.subject.other ABORTION en_US
dc.subject.other NUTRIENTS en_US
dc.subject.other FERTILIZATION en_US
dc.subject.other POLLINATION en_US
dc.subject.other SEEDS en_US
dc.subject.other SET en_US
dc.title The effects of foliar feeding and shading on fruit abortion in Amelanchier (Rosaceae: Maloideae). en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Natural Resource and Environment en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Biological Station, University of Michigan en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/54463/1/2901.pdf en_US
dc.description.filedescription Description of 2901.pdf : Access restricted to on-site users at the U-M Biological Station. en_US
dc.owningcollname Biological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)
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