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A cultivation practice as simple as effective: defoliation

Defoliation is a leaves management practice carried out on the foliage during the vegetative phase.

The management of the green parts also includes other processes, such as spollonatura (or sucking off: to eliminate non fruit-bearing buds), green pruning, topping (trimming the tops of shoots), scacchiatura (or disbudding: the removal of the axillar gems to reduce the vegetative development) and so on.

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