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Butler County

Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Cabot, Butler County

Cabot

Green Tip: April 14, 2018
April: May 9, 2018

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (MJ/m2)ProductionDemandBalance4-Day Avg BalanceThinning Recommendation
10-May 74 61 13.6 9.22 35.49 -26.26 -27.75 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
11-May 60 47 8.7 8.74 25.11 -16.37 -36.89 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
12-May 78 47 16.2 19.09 44.11 -25.03 -50.77 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 30%
13-May 70 55 8.9 6.91 50.25 -43.33 -58.95 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 30%
14-May 78 59 9.7 5.96 68.79 -62.83 -63.49 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 50%
15-May 79 63 11 9.47 81.37 -71.9 -63.41 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 50%
16-May 77 58 12.5 19.85 77.59 -57.73 -57.52 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 30%
17-May 77 59 11.6 20.87 82.39 -61.52 -53.42 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 30%
18-May 72 60 8.4 15.03 77.53 -62.5
19-May 75 59 12.6 32.63 80.98 -48.35
20-May 78 59 15.3 44.66 85.97 -41.31

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