Tree Fruit: Horticulture/Physiology

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Tree Fruit

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

George Goodling Lecture: Honeycrisp Nutrition to Reduce Bitter Pit

Bitter pit is a common problem with Honeycrisp that requires careful attention to plant nutritional balance.

Dr. Lailiang Cheng, Cornell University

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

**Protecting Water Resources During Mixing and Loading

Durig Mixing and Loading of sprayers applicants should practice safe handling to reduce the potential for contaminating groundwater sources near the sprayer sheds.

Ryan Selking, Penn State University

10:15 AM - 10:35 AM

Effects of Rootstocks on the Quality Characteristics of Honeycrisp Fruit

Roostocks are known to impact tree size, what impact do they have on fruit quality?

Dr. Macarena Farcuh, University of Maryland

10:35 AM - 11:15 AM

Use of Reflective Materials & Other Technologies to Improve Fruit Color in High Value Apple Cultivars

Presentation on the use of Extenday and other technologies to enhance apple fruit color.

Mario Miranda Sazo, Cornell Cooperative Extension