Apple, Pear, Cherry and Peach Phenology on April 16, 2018

Apple Phenology on April 16, 2018

Cultivar Silver Tip (%) Green Tip (%) 1/4″ Green (%)
Jersey Mac 18.0 67.6 0.0
Golden Delicious Smoothie 16.7 70.2 0.0
Empire 6.4 91.7 0.0
Gala Brookfield 2.8 95.4 1.8
Zestar 0.0 98.1 1.9
McIntosh Redmax 56.1 33.3 0.0
Red Delicious Red Chief 32.9 46.9 0.0
Ginger Gold 29.8 55.4 0.0
Honeycrisp 17.0 75.5 0.0

 

From left to right: first row (from left to right): Empire, Gala Brookfield, Ginger Gold; second row: Honeycrisp, Jersey Mac, McIntosh Redmax; third row: Red Delicious Red Chief, Golden Delicious Smoothie, Zestar.

 

Pear Phenology on April 16, 2018

Cultivar Dormant (%) Swollen Bud (%) Bud Burst (%)
Bartlett 42.5 57.5 0.0
Bosc 50.9 43.0 10.5

 

Bartlett (left) and Bosc (right).

 

Cherry Phenology on April 16, 2018

Cultivar Dormant (%) Swollen Bud (%)
Black Pearl 0.0 100.0
Ebony Pearl 67.6 32.4
Regina 97.3 2.7

 

Black Pearl (left), Ebony Pearl (center), Regina (right).

 

Peach Phenology on April 16, 2018

Cultivar Dormant (%) Swollen Bud (%)
Early 69.7 30.3
Late 67.3 32.7

 

Early peach variety (left) and late peach variety (right).

About Dana Acimovic

Dana D. Acimovic is a research support specialist at Cornell University’s Hudson Valley Research Laboratory in Highland, NY. She assists Entomology and Horticulture Department, conducting the research in experimental plots at HVRL and in commercial orchards and vineyards throughout mid-Hudson Valley region. Dana is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Masters degree in Hotriculture. Emphasis of her work is on exploratory of vineyard management strategies for superior fruit quality, plant growth regulators and sunburn management in apple production, and biological control for invasive insect species.
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