Tree Fruit Cherry articles

Autumn brings change to cherry trees—but what happens?
In simple terms, nutrients left in the leaves are being downloaded into the roots and stored there until spring.

Published in Crop/Growth management

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

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

Leading horticultural specialist, Grochem Australia, has added a new organic fungicide to its product range.
ProBlad fungicide is now registered for suppressing brown rot and blossom blight in stone fruit, after demonstrating excellent fungicidal activity against a wide range of fungal diseases during the trial phase.

Published in Disease

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

Once harvest is complete—but before you put your feet up—there is some planning to do.
It doesn’t matter if you use a phone, tablet, computer or a piece of paper, you should create a list of activities that need to be completed.

Published in Crop/Growth management

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

As the cherry season enters the last few weeks of harvest in Australia, growers may soon have a little free time to do some valuable reading about cherries. Although the recently released book, Sweet Cherries is based on cherry growing in the USA, two of the authors, Lynn Long and Greg Lang are well known in Australia.

Published in Crop/Growth management

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

Published in Pests