The effects of different grafting methods on success grafting in different kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa, A. chev) cultivars

Zenginbal H.

International Journal of Agricultural Research, vol.2, no.8, pp.736-740, 2007 (Scopus) identifier


The objective of this study was to determine the most suitable different kiwifruit cultivar grafting scions. In this study, Hayward seedling was used rootstock in the field conditions. Hayward, Bruno female and Matua, Tomuri male kiwifruit cultivars were used grafting scions. This study were whip grafting and chip budding used as grafting methods. The graftings were done 15 th May in 2002 and 2003. Bud take rate, bud sprouting rate, graft shoot diameter and shoot length were determined after grafting. According to the results of this trial that all cultivars and grafting types gave sufficient values for bud-take and sprouting success. The Bruno cv. gave the lowest results. Sufficient values for graft diameter and length shoot were obtained from all cultivars and grafting types. It can be concluded that among grafting types, whip graftings were superior than chip buddings and among cultivars, Matua and Tomuri were superior than the others in terms of graft shoot quality. © 2007 Academic Journals.