Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for the Reading Airport.

Green Tip: April 4, 2019
Full Bloom: April 23, 2019

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (MJ/m2)ProductionDemandBalance4-Day Avg BalanceThinning Recommendation
24-May 81 64 24.50 90.65 77.26 13.38 8.57 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
25-May 73 55 18.30 86.26 61.01 25.25 -5.40 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
26-May 87 63 20.00 72.48 90.02 -17.54 -17.93 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
27-May 81 61 24.70 96.37 83.19 13.18 -21.66 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
28-May 82 61 11.30 45.18 87.66 -42.49 -20.92 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
29-May 84 65 19.70 74.15 99.02 -24.87 -9.48 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
30-May 82 63 15.70 64.39 96.85 -32.46 -6.51 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
31-May 78 57 23.50 101.95 85.82 16.12 0.95
1-Jun 79 60 23.00 97.52 94.23 3.29
2-Jun 82 60 20.80 88.49 101.49 -13.01
3-Jun 77 62 22.60 97.12 99.71 -2.59

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