Crop/Growth management

Maintaining cherry quality after harvest (part 7)

There are three types of damage to cherries caused by vibration, impact and compression.

Water vs pear crop (part 3)

Parking trees and post-harvest irrigation cut-off were evaluated in terms of potential water savings and the impacts on current and future production and are discussed here.

Maintaining cherry quality after harvest (part 6)

The transport of cherries to the packinghouse should take place immediately after harvest and cooled to between 0C and 4C.

Water vs pear crop (part 2)

Regulated deficit irrigation (RDI) has been established as an effective technique to control vigour and maintain yield, with the added benefit of lower water use, and is also discussed.

Cherry season mixed results

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As the cherry season approaches the final few weeks of harvest, it is becoming clear that although some growers in some regions were affected by localized adverse weather conditions, on the whole, nationally, cherry growers have harvested a good crop with few losses.

80 years of research in the Goulburn Valley (part 14)

After 1979 adoption of the Tatura Trellis accelerated in Australia and overseas.

Water vs pear crop

Horticulture production in a changing climate faces the prospect of continued severe water shortages at regular intervals.

Harvista™—helps manage apple harvest

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Harvista from AgroFresh Solutions Inc. is a near-harvest technology that slows the natural ripening process, giving fruit more time on the tree to improve in size and colour.

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