Apple Carbohydrate Thinning Model for Scott Township.

Green tip: April 2, 2020
Bloom: May 21, 2020

Date Max Temp (°F) Min Temp (°F) Solar Rad (MJ/m2) Production Demand Balance 4-Day Avg Balance Thinning Recommendation
26-May 86 59 26.50 59.03 135.59 -76.56 -96.08 Do not thin (many fruits will fall off naturally)
27-May 79 63 23.00 61.17 137.44 -76.27 -82.55 Do not thin (many fruits will fall off naturally)
28-May 72 64 8.10 25.73 132.65 -106.91 -57.00 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 30%
29-May 81 67 14.70 46.08 170.64 -124.57 -25.44 Decrease chemical thinner rate by 15%
30-May 75 46 23.20 84.96 107.41 -22.44 8.40 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
31-May 62 41 25.70 95.02 69.11 25.91 4.19 Increase chemical thinner rate by 15%
1-Jun 63 43 25.50 96.42 77.09 19.33 -15.54 Apply standard chemical thinner rate
2-Jun 66 42 22.60 92.65 81.86 10.79
3-Jun 73 50 17.10 76.10 115.37 -39.27
4-Jun 76 57 20.00 83.08 136.06 -52.99

The text in boldface is the date the model was run and is based on expected temperatures for that specific date and location.