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Research Report: Project 2020: Optimizing Sweet Cherry Orchard Design & Efficiency

PROJECT LEADER: GREGORY A. LANG

Year 6 (2019) of a Seven-Year Duration Project (2014-2020): This project tracks the NC140 Canopy Training Systems x Rootstocks research trial (planted in 2010; the multi-site trial coordination was completed in 2019) and the multi-trial Competitive Orchards Project 2020 research-extension…

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Research Report: Evaluation Of The Cornell-Geneva Apple Rootstocks And Other Promising Apple Rootstocks.

TERENCE ROBINSON AND GENNARO FAZIO

Authors: Terence Robinson, Dept. of Horticulture, New York State Ag. Exp. Station, Geneva, NY  14456-0462,  Phone: 315-787-2227,  Fax: 315-787-2216, E-mail:  tlr1@cornell.edu Gennaro Fazio, USDA-ARS, Plant Genetic Resources Unit, New York State Ag. Exp. Station, Geneva, NY 14456, Phone:315-787-2480, Fax: 315-787-2216, E-mail: gf35@cornell.edu Rootstock effects on…

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High-Density Planting Systems And Rootstocks For Sweet Cherries In The Northeast

TERENCE ROBINSON, POLIANA FRANCESCATTO AND JAUME LORDAN

Introduction Dwarfing cherry rootstocks have allowed new possibilities for developing high-density sweet cherry (Prunus aviumL.) orchards with smaller trees that are more precocious and productive and can either be covered with rain exclusion shelters or high tunnels to prevent rain…

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Fruiting Wall Production Systems For Apricots And Nectarines

PROJECT LEADER: GREGORY A. LANG

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 stone fruit production and high tunnel protective covering structures, to…

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Project 2020: Optimizing Sweet Cherry Orchard Design & Efficiency

PROJECT LEADER: GREGORY A. LANG

Year 5 (2018) of a Seven-Year Duration Project (2014-2020): This project tracks the NC140 Canopy Training Systems x Rootstocks research trial (planted in 2010, scheduled for completion in 2019) and the multi-trial Competitive Orchards Project 2020 research-extension demonstration orchards (planted…

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IFTA 2017 Report Of Pear Activities

T. EINHORN, EINHORNT@MSU.EDU

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 design to evaluate (1) rootstock- OH×F87, OH×F69 and Pyrodwarf 233,…

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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

WESLEY AUTIO, TERENCE ROBINSON, SUZANNE BLATT, DIANA COCHRAN, WINFRED COWGILL, CHERYL HAMPSON, EMILY HOOVER, GREGORY LANG, RAFAEL PARRA QUEZADA, AND MATT STASIAK

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 40 years, the NC-140 Multi-State Research Project has involved researchers…

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Fruiting Wall Production Systems For Apricots And Nectarines

PROGRESS REPORT FOR 2017 RESEARCH FUNDS SPONSORED BY INTERNATIONAL FRUIT TREE ASSOCIATION

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 to develop, refine, and evaluate two complementary orchard technologies, fruiting…

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Strategies To Improve Root Development, Tree Growth And Management Of Apple Nursery Trees

Poliana Francescatto, Terence Robinson and Jaume Lordan  Dept. of Horticulture, NYSAES, Cornell University, Geneva, NY, USA  Currently, tree fruit nursery stock is graded on the basis of caliper size and the number of feathers. From a physiological standpoint, the root…

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Project 2020: Optimizing Sweet Cherry Orchard Design & Efficiency

PROJECT LEADER: GREGORY A. LANG

Year 4 (2017) of a Seven-Year Duration Project (2014-2020): This project tracks the NC140 Canopy Training Systems x Rootstocks research trial (planted in 2010, scheduled for completion in 2019) and the multi-trial Competitive Orchards Project 2020 research-extension demonstration orchards (planted…

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