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    • Chemical Fruit Thinning of Apples 

      Forshey, Chester (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1986)
      Most varieties will overset if bloom is heavy and bloom weather is good. Some varieties will consistently overset even if the weather is less than optimum. As a result, most varieties will need some thinning in most ...
    • Factors affecting chemical thinning of apples 

      Forshey, Chester (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1976-11)
      The necessity for fruit thinning is generally accepted. While limited hand thinning is still practiced in some areas, Northeast fruit growers rely almost entirely on chemical thinning. In some years, as much as 85 per ...
    • McIntosh Apple Crop Prediction Grower Sampling Instructions 

      Forshey, Chester (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977-03)
      Apple fruits grow at a relatively uniform rate during much of the season. While many factors influence the rate of fruit growth, such as weather, tree vigor, crop load, etc., the interacting effects of these factors are ...