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Cherries are highly perishable because of their high respiration rate. When cherries are picked from the tree they are removed from their life support system and senescence begins.
Tatura Trellis - More than a tree training system. It has been reported from the USA that V-systems are most useful where strong winds are a problem.
As mentioned last issue, some hints on how to improve the crop disease situation are presented here.
Alternaria leaf blotch is characterised by irregular red–brown coloured lesions on the leaves.
The lesions might expand under favourable conditions, followed by yellowing of the leaves and then defoliation of the trees.
The time between fruit harvest and fresh spring flush is a good opportunity to ensure that nutrients depleted during the growing and harvesting season are replenished.
The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting another hot summer, so now is the time to prepare your strategy and plan to use Surround® crop protectant.
MicroCal liquid calcium carbonate is a heat, sun and light diffusion product that works through a process called double refraction.
National and international recognition: The Productivity Promotion Council of Australia presented team members with an award for their contribution to efficient fruit production, and an award for a method of producing peach trees from cuttings to enable orchardists to grow their own peach trees quickly and cheaply.
A cherry is not an apple: Effects of water - The sensitivity of these skin cells to changes in the weather is further made apparent when the cherry is exposed to water.
Just when your cherry patch was looking magnificent, you turn your back and suddenly those healthy green leaves are not looking so good—they are full of holes, or looking a bit tattered.
Shot hole, latent infections of bacterial gummosis and necrotic ringspot virus are three diseases that come to mind.