This article reflects on changing pruning and canopy management styles in apples and considers some of the drivers of change. We then discuss new scanning technology that is improving our ability to measure and act on crop and canopy variability within our orchards.
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The intent of kiwifruit winter pruning is to provide a canopy of fruiting wood to bear your 2020 crop. Done well, it will help make that crop a high yield of good quality and well-sized fruit, while also aiding yield potential for the following seasons.