Fruiting Wall Production Systems For Apricots And Nectarines

Year 4 (2018) of a Six-Year Duration Project (2015-2020): The overall objective of this project is to develop, refine, and evaluate two complementary orchard technologies, fruiting wall canopy architectures for…

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IFTA 2017 Report Of Pear Activities

1.The 2013 pear training/rootstock/spacing trial The 2013 pear training/rootstock/spacing trial completed its 5th season. Cooperator sites include OR (T. Einhorn), CA (R. Elkins), and NY (T. Robinson). The experiment is a factorial…

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Budagovsky, Geneva, Pillnitz, And Malling Apple Rootstocks Affect ‘Honeycrisp’ Performance Over The First Six Years Of The 2010 NC-140 Honeycrisp Apple Rootstock Trial

One of the most critical elements of any apple orchard is the rootstock, particularly in high-density systems where the economic risks and potential returns are the highest. For more than…

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Fruiting Wall Production Systems For Apricots And Nectarines

Project Leader: Gregory A. Lang Progress: (comprehensive but brief narrative, progress, results to date, and challenges encountered)Year 3 (2017) of a Six-Year Duration Project (2015-2020): The overall objective of this project is…

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Budagovsky, Geneva, Pillnitz, and Malling Apple Rootstocks Affect ‘FUJI’ Performance over the first six years of the 2010 NC-140 FUJI Apple Rootstock Trial

The 40-year-old NC-140 Multi-State Research Project is comprised of researchers from 29 U.S. states, three Canadian provinces, Mexico, and Chile.  It evaluates fruit-tree performance on different rootstocks, with the principle goal…

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Evaluation of the Cornell-Geneva Apple Rootstocks and Other Promising Apple Rootstocks.- Progress Report 2017

PROGRESS REPORT Experiments relating to the adaptability, dwarfing level, survival, precocity, and productivity, of elite rootstocks (objective 1), and evaluation of the effect of tissue culture propagation on the performance…

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Pushing Production Limits In New Zealand

New Zealanders we visited on the 2018 IFTA tour are looking beyond tons per hectare to how to improve pack-out and profits. With deep rich soils, a moderate climate, plentiful…

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