Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Lake City, PA

Green tip: April 10, 2020
Bloom: May 15, 2020

Date Max Temp (°F) Min Temp (°F) Solar Rad (MJ/m2) Production Demand Balance 4-Day Avg Balance Thinning Recommendation
5-Jun 83 64 33.80 108.27 130.52 -22.26 20.64 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
6-Jun 77 60 35.10 122.66 102.14 20.52 22.13 Increase chemical thinner rate by 30%
7-Jun 72 52 34.10 130.01 77.75 52.26 9.41 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
8-Jun 73 51 25.10 110.94 78.92 32.02 -2.92 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
9-Jun 87 59 25.30 95.61 111.89 -16.28 -10.78 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
10-Jun 85 62 19.30 78.48 108.82 -30.34 -0.58 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
11-Jun 76 60 21.20 94.80 91.90 2.90 11.78 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
12-Jun 73 56 16.60 83.24 82.62 0.62
13-Jun 68 53 19.10 96.53 72.01 24.52
14-Jun 67 54 17.60 91.24 72.15 19.09

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