Sink-Source Relationships in Fruit Trees

  • Fritz Lenz
Part of the Nato Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 22)


Investigations of the effects of fruit (mainly citrus) on growth, flower formation, water consumption, nutrient uptake, photosynthesis, and respiration of plants are reviewed. The main emphasis is on photosynthetic efficiency of leaves as affected and perhaps regulated by fruit.


Photosynthetic Efficiency Apple Tree Flower Formation Fruiting Plant Solanum Melongena 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz Lenz
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  1. 1.Institut für Obstbau und GemüsebauDer Universität BonnBonnFederal Republic of Germany

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