7. Physiological Control of Water Status in Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Trees

  1. Jules Janick
  1. Hamlyn G. Jones1,
  2. Alan N. Lakso2 and
  3. J. P. Syvertsen3

Published Online: 8 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118060735.ch7

Horticultural Reviews, Volume 7

Horticultural Reviews, Volume 7

How to Cite

Jones, H. G., Lakso, A. N. and Syvertsen, J. P. (1985) Physiological Control of Water Status in Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Trees, in Horticultural Reviews, Volume 7 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118060735.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, Kent, ME19, 6BJ, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York 14456

  3. 3

    Citrus Research and Education Center, University of, Florida, Lake Alfred, Florida 33850

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780870554926

Online ISBN: 9781118060735

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Keywords:

  • physiological control;
  • water status;
  • subtropical fruit trees;
  • hydraulic resistance;
  • soil water potential

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Measures of Water Status

  • Control of Water Potential–Principles

  • Control of Water Potential–Application to Fruit Trees

  • Control of Turgor

  • Interaction of Crop Management and Physiological Control of Water Status

  • Conclusions

  • Literature Cited