Publication 360, 2016-17 Guide to Fruit Production

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This publication provides pest management information for the commercial production of fruit crops, including apples, pears, tender fruit, berries, grapes and tree nuts, as well as comprehensive sections on soil and crop nutrition, and tree fruit thinning and growth regulators. Pest management guidelines are presented in a calendar format. Technical information on products is easy to look up in the many tables in this publication. Chapters on resistance management, organic and biopesticide products, and nematode management, including new regulations for soil fumigant applications have been extensively updated. Soil and crop nutrition sections include information on soil pH, fertilizer requirements, micronutrients, use of cover crops, and tables for interpreting soil and tissue analysis.

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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 17 May 2006
Last Reviewed: 18 March 2016