Crop/Growth management

Cherry blossom, fruit set & thinning

Cherry blossoms are bursting from their buds, full of promise as the days get longer and warmer.
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Stone fruit growth & management

Fruit of peach, nectarine, plum, cherry and apricot follow a predictable growth pattern.
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Polynate® enhances bee activity

According to the US Dept of Agriculture, one-third of the world’s food supply depends on bee pollination.
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New directions in apple crop load management

As we are aware, optimal management of crop load is a difficult task. Most orchardists find the spring period very stressful as they try to juggle the currently available tools for crop load management with unstable weather conditions, in an effort to maintain regular yields, consistent production of high quality…
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Dormancy breakers

Pollination has been a subject of discussion the last couple of springs. There has been a lot of chatter about pollination issues because of poor fruit set and lower than desirable crop yields. In some cases the poor pollination has been attributed to low bee activity (especially during cooler, wet…
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