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Prune Notes

Issues Articles Type Date Added
07/03/2013

In this Issue:    

                    Blue prune drop and leaf scorch

                   Earlier harvest in 2013?

                   2013:  A tough year for cankers

                  

PDF 9/5/13
04/08/2013

In this issue: 

                     Orchard Irrigation 2013

                     Prune Tissue Sampling for Leaf Analysis

                     How hot was it at bloom, 2013

                     Efficient Nitrogen Management in Prune Production

                    

PDF 9/5/13
01/31/2013

In this Sacramento Valley Prune News:

Heat at Bloom Update
Nitrogen Management for French Prune
Brown Rot Blossom/ Twig Blight & Preventing Fungicide Resistance
New 2012 Prune Cost Study for the Scaramento Valley
Red Bluff Prune Day Feb 8th --- Yuba City Prune meeting Feb. 27th

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10/11/2012

In the Sacramento Valley Prune News:
Prune orchard nutrition
Fall spray for prune aphid management
Prune out Cytospora cankers to reduce disease
Two different spots on prune leaves

DOC 10/16/12
08/13/2012

In this Sacramento Valley Prune News:

Managing prunes through harvest
Sizing prunes at harvest
Distinguishing between branch dieback disorders
New Prune Production Manual Available

PDF 8/16/12
03/15/2012

In this issue:
Heat at bloom updte
It's your money
Mobile Irrigation Lab Service
Fungicide Timing and Efficacy Tables

PDF 3/15/12
07/20/11

In this Issue:
Managing fruit brown rot and prune rust.
Blue prune drop and leaf scorch.
Bloom time temperatures compared to fruit set in 2011.
Update on Spotted Winged Drosophila in prunes.
When will harvest start in 2011?

PDF 7/20/11
10/4/2010

In this issue:
-Prune out Cytospora cankers to reduce disease
-Fall spray for prune aphid management
-Scale pests in prune orchards and keeping a balance of natural enemies
  to control them
-Using a high oil rate before bloom: Why do it?

PDF 10/4/10
07/30/2010

What can you do now to produce the largest prunes possible? Field sizing French prune. Managing fruit brown rot in prunes. Spotted winged Drosophila: new damaging pest in prunes?

PDF 7/30/10
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