Sunburn

Suncrops for heat stress & sunburn management

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Heat and light stress are economically important problems in agricultural production. Heat and light stress cause losses by reducing overall plant productivity and quality.

Cooking lessons from last season

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After an unusual season with sudden extreme heat events, growers have recognized even more the need to protect crops against sunburn and heat stress.

Effectiveness of netting in reducing sun damage (part 2)

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Installation of netting is a long-term investment, but will it have a long-term benefit? Installation of netting by apple growers has been a widespread response to combat adverse weather events. RESULTS (continued from last month)

Effectiveness of netting in reducing sun damage

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Installation of netting is a long-term investment, but will it have a long-term benefit? Installation of netting by apple growers has been a widespread response to combat adverse weather events.

Does overhead cooling avoid sunburnt apples?

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Orchardists who have not covered their apple trees with netting, and can already see considerable sunburnt fruit, may now be considering other methods to protect their future crops.

Drape Net beats the heat

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There has been some great results under Drape Net over this hot spell, with very good reductions in sunburn and with greater water retention in the soil.

PHOTON performs in hot first season

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PHOTON 500SG was launched to resellers and growers throughout Australia this summer, in what turned out to be a real test for heat stress products.

Minimise sun damage

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The extreme heat a couple of seasons ago—and the heavy fruit losses that resulted—should not be forgotten because now is the time to protect fruit from such damage.

Surround - proven to outperform competitors

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While the last couple of summers have been mild, the long term forecast is for warmer and drier seasons. Astute growers are recognizing the need to protect crops against sunburn and heat stress.

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