“Many varieties are suitable for growing on walls or sheds, where they are trained into fans, as cordons, and other decorative designs; but it must not be overlooked that until the trees are well established a great deal of fruit is necessarily lost by the severe pruning and disbudding which is required to bring the tree into shape.”
“They all lived through it but it is one of the reasons he is so careful about disbudding when the goats are kids.”
“A number of mutilations are routinely performed when the calves are still very young, such as castration for the males, removal of supernumerary teats for the females, disbudding (which prevents the development of horns), and tail-docking.”
“It would be just as foolish to plant vines any closer than this, as it would give unnecessary pruning, disbudding, tying up,”
“It would be just as foolish to plant vines any closer than this, as it would give unnecessary pruning, disbudding, tying up, &c. -- that is, if the climate be such that grapes will ripen satisfactorily.”
“The old method of stopping and disbudding not only spoiled the plants, but robbed them of the finest flowers, which are invariably produced on the main stem.”
“The finest flowers are produced on the main stem, and these are completely sacrificed by disbudding.”
“The older methods of growing Balsams prescribed a false system, comprising disbudding, stopping, and other interferences with the natural growth of the plant.”
“As growth develops commence disbudding promptly, regularly remove all laterals and tendrils, and tie each cordon to its supporting rod with raffia as often as may be necessary.”
“Many persons look over their trees in summer, and rub off all the buds which they think likely to produce useless shoots; and this practice, which is called disbudding, is a very good one, as it prevents the tree from wasting its strength unnecessarily.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘disbudding’.
Inspired by reading Aurelia C. Scott, 2007, Otherwise Normal People: Inside the Thorny World of Competitive Rose Gardening. I also have a list for names of rose varieties.
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