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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
4-Jun 68 54 13.9 72.52 53.74 18.78 23.22 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
5-Jun 67 51 12.4 67.97 52.09 15.88 15.93 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
6-Jun 61 46 9.4 55.56 42.33 13.23 2.78 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
7-Jun 73 49 22.3 106.83 61.83 45.00 -12.37 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
8-Jun 79 57 14.4 69.39 79.80 -10.40 -27.50 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
9-Jun 75 61 10.4 47.45 84.16 -36.72 -22.81 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
10-Jun 68 58 6.1 25.90 73.25 -47.36 -17.87 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
11-Jun 73 56 12.5 64.82 80.35 -15.53 -4.11 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
12-Jun 77 55 19.9 95.18 86.81 8.36 2.62 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
13-Jun 79 61 18.5 84.08 101.02 -16.94 4.29 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
14-Jun 79 59 24.3 105.81 98.14 7.66 6.43 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
15-Jun 77 57 22.5 103.88 92.47 11.41 -
16-Jun 79 57 25.0 110.44 95.42 15.02 -
17-Jun 86 60 25.6 102.21 110.60 -8.39

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