Growth Regulators in Orchard Management
University of California
Growth Regulators in Orchard Management

2007

Annual Reports 2007

Annual Reports 2007 CPPU for Harvest Delay, Improved Fruit Firmness and Reduction of Preharvest Drop in Prunus domestica L. ('French' prune), 2007
Trials to verify previous findings: treatments of growth regulator CPPU resulted in improved fruit quality and decreased fruit drop. Submitted to the Dried Plum Advisory Board of California for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Effects of Early Application of Monterey AgResouces BlueStim on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of Bluestim treatment during bloom and late green/early straw color, compared to later applications made at label recommendations. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Effects of Pacific Hort Grow Plus N and Calboost on Fruit Set and Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of two nutritional products on fruit quality and fruit set in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Effects of Stoller Calcium 5S + Rezist on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of the calcium product 'Calcium 5S and 'Rezist' (copper, manganese and zinc) on fruit quality and fruit set in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Evaluation of Antioxidants to Reduce Physical Damage in 'Manzanillo' Olives in 2007
Evaluation of treatments of ascorbic acid, and two commercial postharvest treatments (ETOX and DPA) to olives subjected to physical damage simulating mechanical harvest. ETOX and DPA drenches appeared the most promising. Submitted to California Olive Committee for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Management of Dormant Sprays by Chill Accumulation in 'Bartlett' Pear, Final Report, 2007
Calculation of chilling requirement, and use of the Dynamic Model (Fishman, 1987) to develop 'best' practice timing of application of dormant oil treatments. Submitted to the California Pear Advisory Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Mechanical Thinning in Cling Peach, Final Report
Mechanical and hand thinning were performed and yield evaluated in two orchards in Sutter County. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Safer Strategies for Rest Breaking in California Sweet Cherry Production
Evaluation of penetrators, activators and adjuvants of rest-breaking agents, Dormex and CAN17. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Testing Adjuvants for Chemical Thinning of Peach: Pilot Study
Preliminary test of candidates for peach thinning: ATS + Pacific HortPenetrant, the horticultural vinegar (also useful for organic growers) and Monterey Ag Super 7 + ATS. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Testing CPPU for Crop Load Management and Improved Fruit Quality in 'Bartlett' Pear
Evaluation of effects of CPPU applications on fruit size and quality in a non-commercial orchard. Submitted to the California Pear Advisory Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Testing Monterey AgResources Adjuvants for Chemical Thinning of Peach
Preliminary test of candidates for peach thinning: ATS in combination with several Monterey AgResources adjuvants, and ATS + Activator 90. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Use of BioForge and Plant Growth Regulators for Freeze Protection and Increasing Fruit Set: Preliminary Results
Evaluation of effects of applications to ameliorate freeze damage and improve in fruit set, particularly with freezing events. Submitted to the California Pear Advisory Board for 2007.
Annual Reports 2007 Using the Dynamic Model to Time Sprays of Rest Breaking Agents In California Prune Production, 2005-2007
Evaluation of timed treatments of CAN17 + N-Ter (RBAs) to advance bloom, and testing of the Dynamic Model (Fishman,1987) for timing applications of defoliants, dormant oil and RBAs for bloom and harvest advance. Submitted to the Dried Plum Advisory Board of California for 2007.
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