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Berks County (Airport data)

Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for the Reading Airport.

Green Tip: April 10, 2018
Full Bloom: May 3, 2018

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (MJ/m2)ProductionDemandBalance4-Day Avg BalanceThinning Recommendation
4-Jun 75 52 12.0 62.93 70.26 -7.33 4.85 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
5-Jun 75 52 20.8 100.29 72.79 27.50 8.64 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
6-Jun 70 57 15.1 77.34 75.31 2.03 -3.65 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
7-Jun 77 58 18.1 85.62 88.41 -2.80 -13.49 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
8-Jun 83 57 25.6 106.23 98.40 7.83 -13.87 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
9-Jun 83 63 21.6 88.68 110.36 -21.67 -5.60 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
10-Jun 73 57 9.7 49.49 86.82 -37.32 -11.71 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
11-Jun 70 55 14.1 75.69 80.00 -4.31 -5.60 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
12-Jun 75 49 25.4 119.68 78.78 40.90 -5.56 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
13-Jun 81 64 14.2 63.09 109.21 -46.12 -13.50 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
14-Jun 84 64 25.7 100.92 113.77 -12.85 -3.56 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
15-Jun 82 61 24.0 102.39 106.55 -4.16 -
16-Jun 78 60 24.3 108.48 99.35 9.14 -
17-Jun 84 61 24.8 103.62 109.99 -6.37

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