Western Australia, dinitro ortho creosol (DNC) spray, fruit development.
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The climate of any particular place plays a very important part in determining the kinds of varieties of fruits which can be successfully grow, and one of the most common manifestations of unfavourable weather conditions in deciduous fruits is a condition usually termed "delayed foliation". It is characterised by delayed and irregular blossoming and foliation, failure of many fruit and leaf buds to open and shredding of blossom buds.
Melville, F. and Hardisty, S. E.
"DNC oil sprays for deciduous fruits,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 4
, Article 14.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol4/iss3/14