Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for the Reading Airport.

Green Tip: March 20, 2020
Full Bloom: May 1, 2020

Date Max Temp (°F) Min Temp (°F) Solar Rad (MJ/m2) Production Demand Balance 4-Day Avg Balance Thinning Recommendation
1-Jun 71 44 26.20 126.38 64.96 61.42 18.78 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
2-Jun 70 53 26.00 122.81 75.17 47.64 -12.51 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
3-Jun 84 61 13.50 66.86 103.87 -37.02 -23.01 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
4-Jun 86 60 25.40 108.10 105.02 3.08 -3.97 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
5-Jun 84 67 10.30 47.69 111.46 -63.76 3.01 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
6-Jun 84 58 22.30 105.09 99.45 5.65 21.48 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
7-Jun 76 55 25.90 124.12 84.97 39.15 16.70 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
8-Jun 78 58 25.70 121.77 90.75 31.02 3.68 Increase chemical thinner rate b7 15%
9-Jun 84 62 25.70 114.88 104.79 10.09 -
10-Jun 87 64 21.60 98.99 112.47 -13.48 -
11-Jun 78 65 16.90 90.05 102.97 -12.92

Note: Date printed in boldface is the date the model was run and is based on expected temperatures for that specific date and location.