December 2010 Issue

More quantity than quality in China

By |December 1st, 2010|

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Chinese packers have been unable to convince growers to update orchards to improve yields and color. Shandong growers are unwilling

Carbon footprints: How do apples fare?

By |December 1st, 2010|

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This tree in a plastic wrapping is being used to collect and measure gases—oxygen, carbon dioxide, and water vapor. This

Bin hauler becomes orchard platform

By |December 1st, 2010|

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The Bin Bandit hauls bins during the harvest season, and a platform sits on it for use in thinning, pruning,

Maintain a hierarchy in tree framework

By |December 1st, 2010|

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The framework of these 12-year-old Packham trees (2,082 trees per hectare) on mini-Tatura is simple and very productive (55 to

Tree IVs?

By |December 1st, 2010|

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This injector was tested with apple trees.

Might the airblast sprayer in the future be replaced by IV tubes jabbed in

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