(i) Formative Pruning:
This is done by cutting off terminal buds of a crop in order to encourage lateral or horizontal growth so as to achieve normal height of the crop.
(ii) Single stem Pruning:
Is done to the plant in order to achieve only one stem
(iii) Multiple stem Pruning:
Is done on coffee so as to encourage development of many branches and stems
(iv) Agobiada Pruning:
This involves bending of the stem of a plant