Tree Fruit - Apple articles

Root and collar rots caused by Phytophthora species, a soil pathogen affecting stone and pome fruits, can cause significant tree decline and losses.
Periods of high rainfall and wet soils create the highest risk for Phytophthora.

Published in Disease

Depending on factors such as climate, weather, soil, growing conditions and the time of picking, the optimum fruit storage conditions vary—not only year by year, but also from one product to another and even from one variety to another.

Published in Cool storage

Post-harvest plant tissue analysis is important as it helps identify your trees nutrient levels and ensures you obtain the right products to ultimately maximise the quality and yield of your crop.

Published in Nutrition

Munckhof Fruit Tech Innovators maintains its leading position by applying the most efficient spraying techniques for fruit tree cultivation.

Published in Machinery

Benefits of container-grown trees: Many transplant problems can be prevented and early growth of roots and tops can be markedly improved, when container-grown or potted trees are used instead of bare-rooted dormant trees.

Published in Trees/nurseries

Carpophilus can cause significant damage to fruit, both on the tree and postharvest, especially when temperatures exceed 20C after wet weather and when the fruit is ripening.

Published in Pests

Move fruit bins around the orchard quickly and efficiently with a Transtak® self-loading trailer.

Published in Machinery

Transtak aluminium orchard ladders and work stools provide the fruit grower with reliable climbing steps to tend and harvest fruit crops.

Published in Tools

Benefits of container-grown trees: Many transplant problems can be prevented and early growth of roots and tops can be markedly improved, when container-grown or potted trees are used instead of bare-rooted dormant trees.

Published in Trees/nurseries

Adult cherry aphids are dark coloured and approximately 2 mm in size. The adult population consists of winged and wingless individuals.

Published in Pests