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

2006

Annual Reports 2006

Annual Reports 2006 Comparison of CPPU, Dormex, CAN17 and Other Treatments in Dormant Season Applications on Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of CPPU in combination with surfactant for rest-breaking in sweet cherry and comparison of results with CPPU to other rest-breaking chemicals. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 CPPU for Harvest Delay, Improved Fruit Firmness and Size and Reduction of Preharvest Drop in Prunus domestica L. ('French' prune), 2006
Evaluation of effect of CPPU treatments at four times during growing season on fruit quality, fruit drop and yield. Submitted to the Dried Plum Advisory Board of California for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 CPPU for Reduced Preharvest Drop and Improved Kernel, Shell and Hull Size in Almond
Treatments of the plant growth regulator, CPPU, did not increase the size of any portion of the nut, or aid in reducing drop. Additional testing is warranted. Submitted to California Almond Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Effects of CPPU and MaxCel on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2006
Evaluation of the effects of plant growth regulators: CPPU and MaxCelJ on fruit quality, stem pull retention and rain-induced cracking in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Effects of CPPU on Maturity Delay, Fruit Firmness and Fruit Drop in 'French' Prune, 2006
Evaluation of effect of CPPU treatments at four times during growing season on fruit quality, fruit drop and yield. Submitted to the Dried Plum Advisory Board of California for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Effects of Fall Applications of Urea and Zinc Sulfate to 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Spring Budbreak, 2006
Evaluation of fall applications of zinc sulfate + urea (defoliant + nutrient) on spring bud opening, bud death, fruit set and maturity. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Effects of Monterey AgResouces Uni-Bº23 on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2006
Evaluation of Uni-Bº23 on fruit quality and fruit set in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Evaluation of Antioxidants to Reduce Physical Damage in 'Manzanillo' Olives in 2006
Evaluation of various antioxidant treatments on olives subjected to physical damage simulating mechanical harvest. Ascorbic acid as a drench appeared the most promising. Submitted to California Olive Committee for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Management of Dormant Sprays by Chill Accumulation in 'Bartlett' Pear, 2006
Determination of dormancy onset, and Use of the Dynamic Model and rest-breaking treatments to advance and tighten bloom. Submitted to the California Pear Advisory Board for 2006
Annual Reports 2006 Rest-Breaking Alternatives for Sweet Cherry and an Update on Chill Accumulation: a Newsletter
A discussion of the use of the Dynamic Model with Chill Portions to calculate chill accumulation in California, and time dormant treatments. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Testing CPPU for Improving Fruit Quality in 'Bartlett' Pear, 2006
Evaluation of effects of CPPU applications on fruit size, quality and crop yield in a commercial orchard. Submitted to the California Pear Advisory Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Trial Testing Dormex in Almond for Non-infectious Bud Failure (Crazy Top)
Application during peak bloom resulted in crop loss that would probably preclude adoption of the practice. Future work should focus on application during the dormant season. Submitted to California Almond Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Trials for Testing BlueStim for Cherry Rain-Cracking
Evaluation of Bluestim on rain-induced cracking of cherries; treatments were timed to evaluate three maturity classes of fruit. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Annual Reports 2006 Use of Chemical Loosening Agents in California Sweet Cherry Production: Testing Ethephon and 1-MCP on 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of ethephon as an abscission treatment, alone and in combination with 1-MCP, and determine effect on fruit quality. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
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