Deciduous fruit trees need sufficient winter chilling during dormancy for satisfactory bud break, fruit set and tree growth.
In China, there is a species of fruit fly with remarkably similar habits to Qfly. It is the Oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (OFF).
Once the tree has settled after harvest, there is a good opportunity to provide food, especially if the tree is in storage mode.
The tree stores reserves in the roots and woody tissue and these reserves are critical to healthy growth in the spring.
Smartgreen Bioscience Pty Ltd has recently registered three new pheromone mating disruption products: PheroKlip CM, PheroKlip OFM and PheroKlip CM/OFM.
PheroKlip dispensers have the same active ingredient content, release rate and field life as the old competitive formulation but they have a different shape.
FELCO extends its product range with the release of two new models of curved pull-stroke saws.
The new saws will make work easier and more effective while sawing green wood.
The Campagnola Cobra Pro has been designed and manufactured for utmost versatility in vineyard and tree fruit pruning applications.
Recent expansion and investment in the Toro manufacturing facility is enabling local production of new and innovative irrigation products.
Fruit production is a tough business and choosing the right rootstock is almost as important as the cultivar you choose to grow.
With this year’s winter predicted to be unseasonably cold and long, now is the time to be thinking about protecting your crop.