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
5-Jun 79 64 15.20 76.47 97.43 -20.96 24.92 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
6-Jun 81 61 25.90 114.08 95.10 18.98 33.87 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
7-Jun 75 51 25.90 123.81 75.58 48.23 23.12 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
8-Jun 77 46 25.50 125.04 71.60 53.44 17.96 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
9-Jun 85 60 26.00 114.31 99.47 14.84 9.20 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
10-Jun 84 65 16.20 81.71 105.76 -24.05 13.79 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
11-Jun 80 58 25.40 120.71 93.10 27.61 29.36 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
12-Jun 79 56 20.70 108.77 90.35 18.41
13-Jun 75 55 22.50 117.79 84.58 33.20
14-Jun 74 58 25.20 125.83 87.61 38.22

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