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

Peach

Annual Peach Reports

Annual Peach Reports Chemical Thinning in Cling Peach in 2005
Thinning agents were tested for effectiveness in chemical thinning of peach, in a pilot study: soybean oil + Latron B-1956,lime sulfur + fish oil, and ATS + Activator 90. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2005.
Annual Peach Reports Improving Fruit Firmness And Reducing Fruit Drop in Cling Peach, Final Report
Test of the efficacy of plant growth regulators lysophoshatidylethanolamine and CPPU; several gauges used to measure treament effects on firmness were evaluated. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2005.
Annual Peach Reports Labor/Cost Saving Technologies: Refining Chemical Thinning Procedures for Cling Peach in 2003; Testing Mechanical Thinning
Test of candidates for chemical peach thinning: fish oils, soybean oils and organics, and others; a machine-thinning trial was conducted in a commercial orchard. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2003.
Annual Peach Reports 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 Peach Reports Mechanical Thinning in Cling Peach: Final Report, 2008 - North State Trials
Field trials, including this season's work in Sutter County, allowed us to advance mechanical thinning technology to the point of readiness for commercial adoption. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2008.
Annual Peach Reports 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 Peach Reports 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 Peach Reports Use of Preharvest Gibberellin and ReTain Sprays to Improve Fruit Firmness of 'Andross' and 'Ross' Cling Peach
Trials in two Yuba County orchards to assess impact of Gibberellin and ReTain Sprayson fruit firmness, harvest date, and return bloom. Submitted to the California Cling Peach Board for 2003.
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