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Butler County

Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Cabot, Butler County

Cabot

Green Tip:March 25
April: April 17

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (Mj/m2)ProductionDemandDaily Balance4-Day Avg. BalanceThinning Recommendation
26-May 62 53 10.7 59.86 64.04 -4.18 -10.38 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
27-May 71 50 13.0 71.53 72.25 -0.73 -11.89 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
28-May 75 53 10.6 57.16 80.51 -23.35 -5.64 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
29-May 75 59 15.5 76.39 89.67 -13.28 11.29 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
30-May 75 57 15.1 76.94 87.16 -10.22 14.14 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
31-May 67 53 18.5 96.12 71.81 24.31 12.48 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
1-Jun 69 50 23.7 115.18 70.80 44.37 8.49 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
2-Jun 70 54 13.7 75.96 77.85 -1.89 2.09 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
3-Jun 68 60 12.3 66.70 83.58 -16.88 -
4-Jun 69 56 16.3 87.91 79.54 8.37 -
5-Jun 63 55 16.0 88.96 70.21 18.76 -

Note date printed in boldface is the date the model was run and is based on expected temperatures for that specific date and location.

Contact Information

Robert Crassweller
  • Professor of Horticulture
Email:
Phone: 814-863-6163