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Apple Update: July 25, 2017

Available in PDF: 11_Apple Update July 25 2017 In this update: Crop stage Hand thinning International Fruit Tree Association Study Tour recap Pests: bitter rot, apple maggot, leafcurling midge, San Jose scale, aphid, leafhopper, Japanese beetle

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Apple Update: July 14, 2017

Available in PDF: 10_Apple Update July 15 2017 In this update: Growth stages Bitter pit management Disease: fire blight, scab, powdery mildew, Phytophthora, Nectria, summer disease Insect: lepidopterans (moths), apple maggot, leafcurling midge, San Jose scale, aphids, potato leafhopper, rust mite … Continue reading

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Apple Update: June 21, 2017

Crop Stages In Southwestern Ontario, apple fruitlets are 20-35 mm in diameter, terminal buds are starting to set in older trees in Essex County In Grey County and east of Toronto, apple fruitlets are at 15-20 mm in diameter

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Apple Disease Management: Part 4 – Biofungicides

While biofungicide products are used most widely by organic producers, they can be a useful tool for conventional growers as well. Advantages of using these tools in conventional disease management could include: lower potential for pest resistance provide protection during … Continue reading

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Apple Disease Management: Part 3 – Summer to Harvest

The following is a continuation in the Apple Disease Management series. Refer to earlier posts Part 1 – Early Season (Green Tip to Tight Cluster) and Part 2 – Tight Cluster to Petal Fall for more information. Apple Scab With … Continue reading

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Apple Update: July 1, 2016

Crop Stages June drop is finishing up. Terminal buds have started to set in many locations across the province. Fruit continues to increase in size and are looking larger than normal for this time of year. Production As terminal buds … Continue reading

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Apple Update: June 22, 2016

Crop Stages Apple fruitlets are increasing in size. At the University of Guelph Simcoe Research Station, they are 25-35 mm in diameter. Terminal buds have started to set in Essex County, which is much earlier than normal. Production The weather … Continue reading

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