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Lackawanna County

Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Scott Township.

Green tip: April 5
Bloom: May 5

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (Mj/m2)ProductionDemandDaily Balance4-Day Avg. BalanceThinning Recommendation
26-May 64 54 13.4 66.38 67.89 -1.52 -8.45 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
27-May 66 55 11.7 58.73 69.34 -10.61 -10.39 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
28-May 71 58 15.0 69.87 79.63 -9.77 -4.94 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
29-May 59 52 7.8 41.23 53.14 -11.91 10.05 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
30-May 65 54 10.6 55.17 64.43 -9.26 16.96 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
31-May 71 53 16.7 82.32 71.14 11.18 21.00 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
1-Jun 66 51 25.3 112.39 62.19 50.20 23.46 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
2-Jun 71 49 15.8 82.26 66.56 15.70 14.17 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
3-Jun 71 56 17.3 84.42 77.52 6.90
4-Jun 67 51 17.1 88.50 67.45 21.05
5-Jun 66 51 14.7 79.34 66.33 13.02

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