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Fruit Production for the Home Gardener
Fruit Production for the Home Gardener - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Fruit Production for the Home Gardener

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

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Grow your own fruit on a small scale. More
Tree Fruit Production Guide
Tree Fruit Production Guide - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

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Get the most up-to-date information on growing tree fruit on a commercial scale. More
Videos have been translated into Spanish by native speakers to explain horticultural topics important to Hispanic and Latino fruit producers.
Extension Translates Tree Fruit Videos into Spanish - News News
The Penn State Extension Tree Fruit team has created new videos for Spanish speaking fruit growers. More
Be sure to remove cankers from trees when pruning. (Photo: K. Peter)
More Tree Fruit Disease Management Tips For 2017: Canker Management - News News
Sanitation is the best offense for disease management, especially when it comes to canker removal. More
Cornell Carbohydrate Model Results for May 1, 2017
Cornell Carbohydrate Model Results for May 1, 2017 - News News
The orchard site near the North East, PA Escarpment hit full bloom on Wednesday April 26 and is now included in our tables and charts. More
Excessive vigor leads to poor calcium levels. Photo: Rob Crassweller
A Look Back on 2016 and Calcium Problems - News News
We heard and saw many problems with calcium deficiencies in commercial orchards this past year. More
Moldy core in Red Delicious. (Photo: K. Peter)
Moldy Core Of Apple - News News

Moldy Core Of Apple

01/20/2017

Moldy core is characterized by the growth of fungus mycelium within the apple fruit seed cavity, without penetration into the flesh of the fruit. More
Copper sprays need to be applied prior to bud swell to manage peach leaf curl. (Photo: K. Peter)
Disease Update: Copper Sprays and Orchard Sanitation to Manage Diseases - News News
Depending on your location, the warm weather over the last few weeks may have pushed some fruit trees along. For disease management, consider applying dormant copper and urea sprays soon. More
Dormant copper sprays are encouraged to help keep diseases in check. (Photo: K. Peter)
Disease Management Strategies For The Grower Radar - News News
Consider applying dormant sprays soon to manage fungal and bacterial diseases this season. More
Tyvek® tree guard. Photo: Rob Crassweller
Tyvek® as a Tree Guard - News News

Tyvek® as a Tree Guard

03/10/2017

Some of the burn-down herbicides have been implicated as possible causes of damage to young tree trunks that have green tissue on portions of the lower trunk. More
Growers need to be on alert for apple scab infection period this week. (Photo: K. Peter)
Disease Update: Scab Infection Period March 27–April 1 - News News
Due to the presence of green tip on early varieties of apples combined with rain and mild temperatures occurring this week, we are in our first apple scab infection period for 2017. More
Orchard IPM - Field Guide to Tree Fruit Disorders, Pests, and Beneficials
Orchard IPM - Field Guide to Tree Fruit Disorders, Pests, and Beneficials - News News
This Penn State Extension publication, in Spanish and English, is designed for use by orchard employees - often the first individuals to detect a new occurrence of a fruit disease or insect pest. More
Satsuma plum in bloom. Photo: T. Baugher
“Spring” Weather in February - News News
While I panicked in February, the warm March weather slowed flower development and as it turned out, March was colder than February. More
Oriental fruit moth adult. Photo: G. Krawczyk
Insect Bytes for April 15, 2017 - News News

Insect Bytes for April 15, 2017

04/14/2017

Despite the calendar indicating just the middle of April, all stone fruits and even some apple cultivars in southern Pennsylvania are already in bloom. More
Control for fire blight and apple scab is critical during bloom. (Photo: K. Peter)
Disease Update: Watch Out For Diseases during Apple Bloom - News News
Bloom is well underway in parts of PA and MD. Fire blight and scab disease conditions are in full force now. Growers are encouraged to protect trees. More
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