Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Lake City, PA

Green tip: April 19, 2019
Bloom: May 11, 2019

DateMax Temp (°F)Min Temp (°F)Solar Rad (MJ/m2)ProductionDemandBalance4-Day Avg BalanceThinning Recommendation
24-May 63 48 19.20 42.61 42.62 -0.02 -11.84 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
25-May 83 52 20.20 43.64 76.98 -33.34 -22.00 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
26-May 71 57 13.00 35.28 70.03 -34.74 -16.86 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
27-May 68 48 29.50 77.10 56.37 20.73 -14.30 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
28-May 76 57 13.60 44.14 84.78 -40.63 -12.68 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
29-May 66 53 13.60 53.27 66.07 -12.80 -0.02 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
30-May 66 54 10.70 44.35 68.83 -24.48 4.25 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
31-May 66 49 24.90 89.54 62.33 27.21 13.89 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
1-Jun 71 54 24.70 89.22 79.21 10.00
2-Jun 71 53 20.70 82.80 78.54 4.26
3-Jun 70 55 24.50 94.17 80.09 14.08

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