Horticultural Studies (HortiS) 2001, Vol 18, Num, 4     (Pages: 162-168)

THE DETERMINATION OF THE MOST SUITABLE BUDDING TIME FOR WALNUT (Juglans regia) IN ANTAKYA CONDITIONS

A. Aytekin POLAT 1

Viewed : 1192 - Downloaded : 541 This study was conducted to determine the most suitable budding time of walnut during 1998 and 1999, at the Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mustafa Kemal in Antakya. In the study, Tip-1 walnut variety was used as the scion and patch budding as the budding method. The budding was applied between June 1 and September 15 with 15-day intervals. According to results, the percentage of bud-take in budding on the first of June 1 and 15 September was found higher than other budding periods. The average bud-take at this period was calculated as 57.50 %, 55.00 % and 52.50 %, respectively. Keywords :