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Lackawanna County

Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Scott Township.

Green tip: April 26, 2018
Bloom: May 16, 2018

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (MJ/m2)ProductionDemandBalance4-Day Avg BalanceThinning Recommendation
4-Jun 66 50 14.4 70.51 39.06 31.45 41.95 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
5-Jun 62 51 13.4 69.42 36.87 32.55 45.25 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
6-Jun 60 49 15.2 78.84 33.40 45.44 48.65 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
7-Jun 68 51 21.7 100.47 42.13 58.34 31.98 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
8-Jun 76 60 25.6 102.75 58.08 44.67 28.14 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
9-Jun 73 56 22.2 98.91 52.78 46.13 34.05 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
10-Jun 63 57 5.8 24.10 45.34 -21.24 23.43 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
11-Jun 72 54 20.1 94.94 51.92 43.01 38.98 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
12-Jun 73 48 26.1 116.70 48.40 68.29 39.44 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
13-Jun 77 57 13.9 66.06 62.41 3.65 35.38 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
14-Jun 77 58 25.1 105.53 64.59 40.95 42.23 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
15-Jun 74 55 23.1 104.43 59.55 44.88
16-Jun 75 54 26.3 114.28 62.24 52.04
17-Jun 80 57 25.0 105.02 73.97 31.04

The text 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