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This technical bulletin presents an overview of low temperature injury to apple trees. They describe the winter killing of apple trees in Maine in 1933-34 and describe hardy trunk forming stocks. They also report on a trial orchard at Highmoor Farm for trunk-forming stock and the influence of stock-scion combination on hardiness. They end with five recommendations for apple growers.
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apple trees, apple industry
Hilborn, M.T., and W.C. Stiles. 1973. Low temperatur injury to apple trees in Maine. Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 64.