Tree Fruit: Horticulture/Physiology
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
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