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
26-May 86 60 25.20 97.99 105.93 -7.94 -53.09 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 30%
27-May 82 65 15.90 69.16 107.58 -38.43 -45.37 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 30%
28-May 80 69 5.60 11.68 110.65 -98.96 -21.42 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
29-May 83 71 12.90 50.87 117.92 -67.05 16.07 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
30-May 81 52 24.50 111.45 88.48 22.97 40.25 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
31-May 70 46 25.80 123.55 66.18 57.37 33.23 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
1-Jun 70 49 25.00 120.96 69.98 50.98 15.93 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
2-Jun 74 53 22.00 109.88 80.21 29.67
3-Jun 78 60 17.70 89.25 94.35 -5.10
4-Jun 80 67 20.80 94.35 106.18 -11.84

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