I've always wondered about root pruning with a deep running and large disk.
Just a thought...

On Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 11:48 AM, David Kollas <kol...@frontier.com> wrote:

>
>
>         Art:
>
>                 I don’t know whence the observations or measurements have
> come, but I saw a rootstock comparison
>         in which G202 was said to produce “smaller fruit size.”   For the
> reason you mention, I hope this is true, and of
>         more than just statistical significance.  I suspect that if it
> were a practical difference, we would have heard more
>         about it.
>
>         David Kollas
>         Kollas Orchard, Connecticut
>
>
> On Jan 9, 2016, at 12:01 PM, Arthur Kelly <kellyorcha...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Any suggestions out there for how to reduce fruit size without getting
> into biennial bearing as in not thinning?  Some varieties (Jonagold) would
> be more marketable if they were 2.75 - 3.0" instead of all more than 3.0".
> >
> > --
> > Art Kelly
> > Kelly Orchards
> > Acton, ME
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