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California Backyard Orchard: General Information - Harvest
... terminology: Mature: the stage that will ensure ripening after the fruit is harvested. Optimum maturity: that point of maturity when fruit has reached its best quality for harvest. Ripe: the point where ... reach maturity when their skin changes from translucent to opaque and a loosening of the hull from the shell occurs. When the hull shrivels and separates easily from the shell, optimum maturity ...
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FPHG -
... to prevent fruit from becoming bruised during picking and handling. Fruit should be harvested at optimum maturity. It is also essential to move harvested fruit into cold storage as rapidly as possible ...
ssfruit.cas.psu.edu

ReTain, a new harvest management tool for McIntosh
... three weeks. This makes it possible to achieve increased fruit size while still harvesting at optimum maturity since the fruit continue to grow during this time. Another benefit is the labor savings ... ReTain shows great promise for easing some of the stress of harvest management, however fruit maturity testing will be as important as always for making good storage decisions. Finally, Retain-treated ...
virtualorchard.net

Deciduous Fruit for North Florida
... --The modified central leader system --The open-center system --Pruning during later years FRUIT MATURITY AND HARVESTING Footnotes Disclaimer Copyright Infomation Deciduous Fruit for North Florida Deciduous Fruit for ... encounters a resistance to cutting through the seed, the pit hardening stage has begun. Optimum soil moisture conditions are essential during the final swell to increase fruit size. ...
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Producing Peanuts for Home Use
... for peanuts. A soil pH of about 6.0 would be optimum for peanuts, but the crop can produce well over a wide ... frost of winter. Peanuts are harvested for boiling at an earlier maturity stage than for roasting. Also, early-planted peanuts will require more ... or runner varieties may require 135 to 150 days for full maturity if harvested for roasting. PEST CONTROL Weeds, diseases, nematodes, and insects ...
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Alpines from seed
... as possible unaffected in their growth characteristics following treatment and be capable of cultivation to maturity. Here is what you need and how to use it: GIBBERELLIC ACID (GA) Obtainable from ... wait until conditions are met?) Seed must obviously be harvested at the right moment for optimum viability. I have never treated seed with any antifungal "dressings" or disinfectants and cannot comment ...
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Facts About Potatoes
... used by the growing plant as a source of nutrients or absorbed by larger tubers. Optimum moisture and nutrient levels are therefore important for the maintenance and development of tubers very ... produce excess top growth with poor tuber formation. An over-application of N can delay maturity by up to 15 days, which may be critical in Saskatchewan, considering our short growing ...
gardenline.usask.ca

Growing Sweet Corn
... . A minimum of 100 plants in a block is suggested for optimum pollination. Missing kernels in a corn cob are an indication of poor pollination ... It is wise to add 30 days to the listed maturity date to determine the maturity date in Saskatchewan. This rule of thumb will change ... types of corn can be planted close together as long as their maturity dates have a difference of at least 7 days. This way, ...
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Beans
... , till early July; since favas are listed at 75 days to maturity, we don't have to rush to get them in the ... or more before beans are planted. (That's average daytime soil temperature.) Optimum bean-seed germination occurs at a soil temperature of 95 F., ... put their energies into heavy vine growth, which will delay their maturity; but see that the potassium and potash content are strong. Beans ( ...
growingtaste.com

Desirable Vegetable Varieties: Okra
... initiate flowering, though there are also long-day and day-neutral cultivars. So "days to maturity" for a cultivar may not sufficiently define its usefulness--it should be explicitly labelled as ... Seedlings The minimum soil temperature for okra seed germination is about 60 F., but the optimum germination temperature is 95 F. The temperature really makes a difference: at soil temperatures of ...
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