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The physiology of growth in apple fruits. IV. Seasonal variation in cell size, nitrogen metabolism, and respiration in developing Granny Smith apple fruits

Pearson, J.A.; Robertson, R.N.

Australian Journal of Biological Sciences 6(1): 1-20


ISSN/ISBN: 0004-9417
PMID: 13051321
Accession: 013889891

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Results of investigation of cell size, fruit size, nitrogen metabolism, and respiration rate over three successive seasons confirm the main conclusions of earlier papers in this series. Fruit left on the trees for a period beyond normal commercial maturity showed a very large increase in soluble nitrogen with only slight increase in protein nitrogen.

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