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Wa 38 ‘Cosmic Crisp™’ Field Day, 6-1-16

Video Summary

Mr. Auvil and Dr. Musacchi highlight recent orchard observations from the M9-Nic29 and Geneva 41 rootstocks for WA 38. Afterwards, Dr. Ines Hanrahan reviews WA 38 post harvest performance of fruit after 8 months of storage in controlled atmosphere with or without 1-MCP.

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Video Summary:

The WA 38 ‘Cosmic Crisp™’ trial compares vertical spindle, bi-axis and V-trellis training systems and both the M9-Nic29 and Geneva 41 rootstocks. Mr. Auvil and Dr. Musacchi highlight recent orchard observations from this research trial. They discuss various aspects of vigor management based on tree age, dormant and summer (green) pruning, differences in the training systems, differences in rootstock performance, and provide advice about planting and water management. Dr. Ines Hanrahan reviews WA 38 post harvest performance of fruit after 8 months of storage in controlled atmosphere with or without 1-MCP. Date: June 1, 2016.

Speakers:

Mr. Tom Auvil (Research Horticulturist, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission), Dr. Stefano Musacchi (Associate Professor & Endowed Chair, Tree Fruit Physiology and Management, Washington State University) and Dr. Ines Harrahan (Project Manager, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission).

Film locations:

Recorded at WSU-Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center Sunrise Research Farm, Rock Island, WA

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