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Bedford County

Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Bedford County

New Paris

Green Tip: April 14, 2018
Full Bloom: May 5, 2018

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (MJ/m2)ProductionDemandBalance4-Day Avg BalanceThinning Recommendation
4-Jun 70 55 14.4 73.45 57.99 15.46 3.47 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
5-Jun 68 51 6.9 35.64 53.15 -17.50 -4.28 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
6-Jun 60 46 5.4 29.57 41.50 -11.93 -13.48 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
7-Jun 76 44 16.0 86.79 58.96 27.84 -27.85 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
8-Jun 79 53 11.9 60.71 76.24 -15.54 -39.86 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
9-Jun 77 62 8.3 33.62 87.92 -54.29 -28.60 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
10-Jun 67 56 1.1 0.00 69.42 -69.42 -16.58 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
11-Jun 65 55 8.8 48.11 68.32 -20.21 3.18 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
12-Jun 72 52 21.3 105.42 75.89 29.54 9.49 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
13-Jun 78 60 19.9 91.72 97.98 -6.25 6.85 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
14-Jun 78 59 23.9 106.30 96.64 9.66 11.09 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
15-Jun 75 57 19.2 94.70 89.69 5.01 -
16-Jun 75 56 22.6 107.43 88.46 18.97 -
17-Jun 79 58 24.0 107.76 97.06 10.70

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