Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Rock Springs, PA

Green tip: April 8, 2019
Bloom: May 3, 2019

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (MJ/m2)ProductionDemandBalance4-Day Avg BalanceThinning Recommendation
24-May 73 56 26.20 104.08 66.57 37.52 28.86 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
25-May 77 52 23.60 99.96 62.43 37.53 19.63 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
26-May 77 62 18.60 76.61 73.64 2.98 4.08 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
27-May 77 58 26.40 104.18 66.79 37.39 -1.55 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
28-May 77 56 13.60 63.68 63.06 0.63 -1.92 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
29-May 81 64 14.00 55.38 80.07 -24.69 6.03 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
30-May 80 59 12.80 56.22 75.76 -19.54 15.78 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
31-May 75 54 23.30 102.75 66.82 35.93 23.91
1-Jun 77 55 24.70 105.28 72.84 32.44
2-Jun 78 56 20.60 92.14 77.84 14.30
3-Jun 76 58 20.90 93.46 80.48 12.98

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