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Fruit Production Systems

A section of Horticulturae (ISSN 2311-7524).

Section Information

The Fruit Production Systems Section publishes original manuscripts of diverse types related to production of bush, vine and tree fruit. Specific topics for this Section may include cultural practices, rootstocks, fruit thinning, trellis and high density systems, weed and pest management, soil tillage and ground covers, organic approaches, harvest and postharvest handling, and ripening manipulation, as well as others not noted.

We welcome high quality submissions related to fruit production systems, which may include basic and applied studies. Full experimental and methodological details must be provided for research articles.

Accordingly, the Fruit Production Systems Section is interested in: Research articles; Review articles; Mini-review articles; Perspective articles; Opinion articles; Methodology articles; Commentaries.

In particular, Fruit Production Systems welcomes contributions by early career researchers. In addition, we invite senior scientists to initiate and serve as Guest Editors of new Special Issues on a single and particular theme.


  • tree physiology
  • grafting
  • rootstocks
  • fruit development
  • soil tillage
  • ground covers
  • fertilization
  • irrigation
  • fertigation
  • pest and weed management
  • cultural practices
  • pruning
  • fruit thinning
  • trellis systems
  • high density systems
  • organic farming
  • permaculture
  • harvest
  • postharvest
  • ripening
  • fruit quality

Editorial Board

Topical Advisory Panel

Special Issues

Following special issues within this section are currently open for submissions:

Topical Collection

Following topical collection within this section is currently open for submissions:

Papers Published

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