Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Rock Springs, PA

Green tip: March 20, 2020
Bloom: May 10, 2020

Date Max Temp (°F) Min Temp (°F) Solar Rad (MJ/m2) Production Demand Balance 4-Day Avg Balance Thinning Recommendation
29-May 83 64 24.10 94.68 145.18 -50.50 24.68 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
30-May 70 52 22.50 106.18 87.34 18.84 38.67 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
31-May 65 44 30.50 129.90 61.47 68.43 25.80 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
1-Jun 68 37 24.30 118.17 56.22 61.95 8.84 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
2-Jun 67 47 12.20 72.59 67.13 5.46 -8.44 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
3-Jun 83 63 16.30 76.59 109.22 -32.63 -2.96 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
4-Jun 81 61 21.10 97.52 96.94 0.58 11.35 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
5-Jun 84 63 21.20 95.08 102.26 -7.18
6-Jun 81 55 25.10 115.30 87.89 27.41
7-Jun 77 61 24.80 114.58 90.02 24.57

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