Questionnaire for Field Measurements Prunings
Field data (Each questionnaire refers to one crop species cultivated per field)
Municipality :
La Vega / Municipality of Jungapeo

Latitude :
19.455245

Longitude :
-100.497343


Crop Species
olives
vineyards
apples
pears

peaches
apricot
nectarine
plum

cherries
oranges
tangerines
lemons

grapefruit
hazelnuts
chestnuts
almonds

guava

Density of crop (trees/ha)
400







Pruning Measurement
Date of Measurement (DD/MM/YY)
08/2013


Mode of measurementSpecify the method used for pruning measurement

Per tree

One or several single trees selected. Biomass per tree collected manually and weighted

Number of trees :   30

Per parcel (e.g. 100m2) in bags

One or several parcels selected. Each parcel several trees.
Biomass per parcel collected manually and weighted

Per several rows (or in whole field)

On large parcel, or a whole field is selected.
Biomass collected and loaded to a truck. Weight of the load taken ia a scale for trucks

Ammount of prunings obtained (t/ha)Specify the tonnes per hectare of prunings collected from the crop
4.8
Losses of prunings that
weren't harvested (t/ha)

Moisture content (%)Specify the moisture content (%) of the biomass collected if available
68
Contact Data
Name :
José Guadalupe Rutiaga-Quiñones

Email :
rutiaga@umich.mx

Phone :
+52 (443) 3260379

Profession :
Professor

Country :
Mexico


References-External links:Provide references on which the information is based on or highlight any comments
  1. Julio César Camarena-Tello,Nuria Elizabeth Rocha-Guzmán, José Alberto Gallegos-Infante, Rubén Francisco González-Laredo, Fabiola Eugenia Pedraza-Bucio, Pablo López-Albarrán, Rafael Herrera-Bucio,and José Guadalupe Rutiaga-Quiñones* Chemical composition of biomass generated in the guava tree pruning EXCLI J. 2015; 14: 204–212. Published online 2015 Feb 4. doi:  10.17179/excli2014-467
  2. Communication with author (February 2017)

* corresponding author

Field located at 1,251 meters above sea level.

Pruning yield based on average value of 12 kg of prunings per tree for all four measurement sites of the publication.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 691748