Crop/Growth management

Manage soils & water to control tree growth & increase productivity (part 4)

  Climate and soils of the Goulburn Valley (continued from last month)

Cherry season begins

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The cherry industry in Australia is still in a growth phase and many positive things are happening.

Manage soils & water to control tree growth & increase productivity (part 3)

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.

Manage soils & water to control tree growth & increase productivity (part 2)

Management of the soil definitely effects root development. It is well known that roots of mature deciduous fruit trees grow in flushes. The end of the initial peak in root growth usually corresponds with the beginning of active shoot growth.

Cherry season almost over in British Columbia

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It's now late August and the last of the season’s cherries are appearing in farmers markets and in supermarkets in Vancouver Canada, and in Fairbanks Alaska. During a recent visit it was good to get a feed of fresh cherries. Prices ranged from Can$ 2.98 to $5.98 per pound. Flavour…

Manage soils & water to control tree growth & increase productivity

In a fruit tree, the yield of fruit results from a balance between vegetative growth and associated fruiting. 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.

Learn from US record cherry harvest

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Sweet cherry sales data from the USA show they've had a record harvest.

Make bees forage further for longer

  Honeybees typically prefer to forage relatively close to their hives, and selectively target flowers that offer the most plentiful stores of pollen and nectar.

Waiken®—the ultimate dormancy management tool

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For ideal dormancy management in apple and cherry crops, Waiken® puts you back in control.

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