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New resources Explaining Use of Deficit Irrigation for Honeycrisp

New resources explaining use of deficit irrigation for Honeycrisp

Deficit irrigation is a tool used to reduce the amount of water given to a plant at specific phenological stages. In ‘Honeycrisp’ this strategy is used to reduce fruit size, and bitter pit, as well as to improve fruit quality. Visit:

“Controlling fruit size and bitter pit in Honeycrisp using deficit irrigation” to learn more about the study done by Dr. Kalcsits and Michelle Reid.

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“Considerations for a deficit irrigation treatment in ‘Honeycrisp’” to learn about basic requirements and key points to keep in mind when applying deficit irrigation to your ‘Honeycrisp’ block.

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Nuevos recursos que explican el riego deficitario en Honeycrisp

El riego deficitario es una herramienta usada para reducir la cantidad de agua aplicada a una planta durante estados fenológicos específicos. En ‘Honeycrisp’ es usado para reducir el tamaño del fruto, el bitter pit, y a la vez mejorar la calidad del fruto. Visite:

“Uso de riego deficitario para controlar el tamaño de fruta y bitter pit en honeycrisp” para aprender del estudio hecho por el Dr. Kalcsits y Michelle Reid.

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“Consideraciones para aplicar un tratamiento de riego deficitario en ‘Honeycrisp’” para aprender acerca de los requisitos y puntos básicos a tener en cuenta cuando aplique riego deficitario en su bloque de ‘Honeycrisp’.

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Jenny Bolivar
WSU Tree Fruit Extension ITT
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