The cherry industry in Australia is still in a growth phase and many positive things are happening.
Collar rot and crown rot of apple trees, and trunk rot of stone-fruit trees (but rarely pear trees) are caused by the fungus Phytophthora.
To maximise a tree crops genetic potential, hormones must remain balanced throughout the plant’s natural hormone cycle.
Pollination is complete, the fruit buds have formed and the parrots have just pruned the branches for you—not just the small fruit but whole fruiting tips.
The production of fruit is tied to management which affects how the tree’s resources (e.g. photosynthates, water, nutrients and hormones) are distributed throughout the tree.
The red necked longicorn (Aromia bungii) is a major pest of peach, plum and cherry trees in China, Mongolia and Korea.