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English translation: fruiting spurs

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Italian term or phrase:branchette fruttifere
English translation:fruiting spurs
Entered by: Sarah Gregg
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18:28 Nov 11, 2013
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Agriculture / Pruning
Italian term or phrase: branchette fruttifere
I'm translating a study on various techniques for pruning peaches where I find repeatedly the term "branchette fruttifere". Any ideas how to translate the term in English? Here are some examples:
- "potatura minima con sfruttamento di un maggior numero di branchette fruttifere temporanee";
- "caratterizzato dalla permanenza di numerose branchette fruttifere (fino ad una decina per pianta)";
- "la sfruttamento di un maggior numero di branchette fruttifere temporanee (in numero di 6 – 10 per albero)".
Sarah Gregg
Italy
Local time: 12:32
fruiting spurs
Explanation:
sounds like to me

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Note added at 22 mins (2013-11-11 18:50:37 GMT)
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Three year

Prune leading shoots of branches selected to extend the framework by half, to a bud facing in the desired direction. Select four good laterals to fill the framework and shorten these by a half. Prune any remaining laterals to four buds to form fruiting spurs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruit_tree_pruning
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Rachel Fell
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:32
Grading comment
Perfect, many thanks.
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fruiting spurs


Explanation:
sounds like to me

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Note added at 22 mins (2013-11-11 18:50:37 GMT)
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Three year

Prune leading shoots of branches selected to extend the framework by half, to a bud facing in the desired direction. Select four good laterals to fill the framework and shorten these by a half. Prune any remaining laterals to four buds to form fruiting spurs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruit_tree_pruning

Rachel Fell
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:32
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Grading comment
Perfect, many thanks.

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