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Brookfield Gala

2016 Weekly Maturity Assessments—Brookfield Gala, Washington County, MD, 520 ft elevation (Harvest Complete)

WG = Whitish Green (2)  LG = Light Green (3)
YG = Yellowish Green (4)  GY = Greenish Yellow (5)
LY = Light Yellow (6)  WY = Whitish Yellow (7)

Maturity Index4-Aug11-Aug18-Aug25-Aug1-Sept - 15 Sep
Fruit diameter (in) 2.62 2.71 2.78 2.81 Harvest complete
Fresh weight (g) 125.5 139.6 146 162.1
Red color (%) 45 47.5 67.5 75
Ground color (visual rating)     YG WY LY WY
Ground color (DA) 0.97 0.79 0.47 0.29
Fruit firmness (lbs) 24.2 20.34 21.16 19
Soluble solids (%) 11.6 11.3 11.8 12.5
Starch pattern (1-8 scale) 1.6 3.6 4.2 6.1
Flesh Starch (%) 100 90 80 40

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