Peach & nectarine orchard systems

Published in Peach/Nectarine

If you contemplate planting a new peach or nectarine orchard, you should study and consider carefully one of the following orchard systems: ■THE KELK ■CENTRAL LEADER ■TATURA TRELLIS ■OPEN TATURA. Each of these systems has good and bad points.


Peach & nectarine orchard management

Published in Peach/Nectarine

Since an orchard system integrates many factors, this manual deals with tree density, interception and distribution of sunlight in fruit trees, crop loading, thinning, fruit quality, tree nutrition and wind.