Presentations

Presentations to Growers and Stakeholders

2020

  • Blossom Thinning Apples with ATS and Lime Sulphur. John Cline [244 KB]
  • The March of Spring. John Cline [160 KB]

2019

  • IFTA Summer Tour Handout - Pomology Research Program [279 KB]
  • 2018 Thinning Experiments with Metamitron. John Cline. Apr 24, 2019 [1.2 MB]
  • OMAFRA Spring Apple Thinning Meeting. Alicia Sebastian, Nufarm. Apr 24, 2019 [3.7 MB]
  • Some Practical Advice from 30 Years of Chemical Thinning Research. Steve McArtney, Valent BioSciences. Apr 24, 2019 [4.5 MB]

2011

  • Mechanical Thinning of Peaches. Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Feb 24 2011 [4.6 MB]

2010

  • Simcoe Apple Research Update to the Ontario Apple Growers. Jan 6, 2010 [2.7 MB]

  • Enhancing Return Bloom of Apples. Okanagan Packinghouse Fieldmans' Meeting Feb 18, 2010, Kelowna, B.C. [1.7 MB]

  • Fruit Thinning - an Overview. Okanagan Packinghouse Fieldmans' Meeting Feb 18, 2010, Kelowna, B.C. [4.9 MB]

  • Mechanical Thinning of Peaches and Apples. Internation Fruit Tree Association Meeting. March 2, 2010, Grand Rapids, Michigan [2.7 MB]

  • Fruit Growing in the Okanagan & Research at AAFC, Summerland. Essex County Associated Growers' Meeting, November 24 2010 [5.4 MB]

2009

  • Pomology Research on Tender Fruit at the University of Guelph. Presentation to the Ontario Tender Fruit Producers' Marketing Board. April 14, 2009, Simcoe, ON [2.9 MB]

  • Thinning with 6-BA (MaxCel® ) & Growth Control with Apogee. Engage Grower Meeting, March 25, 2009, Simcoe, ON [4.7 MB]

  • Preharvest drop of McIntosh apples as affected by Fruitone-N and Fruitone-L, alone or in combination with Retain (AVG). 2009 North East Plant Growth Regulator Meetings, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (March 10-12, 2009) [3.3 MB]

  • Response of Sweet Cherries to Prohexidione calcium (Apogee). 2009 North East Plant Growth Regulator Meetings, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (March 10-12, 2009) [1.3 MB]

  • Trends in Ontario Apple Production. 145th Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association Annual Meeting, Greenwich, Nova Scotia ( Jan 28-29, 2009) [10.1 MB]

  • Influence of Gibberellic Acid (GA3) on Fruit Quality of Sweet Cherries - Orchard and Vineyard Show, Traverse City, Michgian ( Jan 20-22, 2009) [2.9 MB]

  • Vineland Rootstocks - Apple Rootstocks for Colder Climates - Orchard and Vineyard Show, Traverse City, Michgian ( Jan 20-22, 2009) [2.9 MB]

2008

  • Thinning with 6-BA (MaxCel® ) & Enhancing Return Bloom using Ethephon and NAA - 58th Annual Meeting Essex County Associated Growers, Leaming, Ontario. Nov 19 2008 [1.9 MB]

  • Apple Research Supported by the Ontario Apple Growers - 2007 [4.5 MB]

  • Apogee - An Ontario Perspective (Okanagan Packinghouse Fieldmans' Meeting Feb 7, 2008, Kelowna, B.C.) [5.3 MB]

  • Workshop on Plant Bioregulators for Tree Fruits (Okanagan Packinghouse Fieldmans' Meeting Feb 7, 2008, Kelowna, B.C.) [5.4 MB]

2007

  • The Importance of Thinning Apples Chemically and an Overview of the Vineland Series Apple Rootstocks (Les journées horticoles, St-Rémi, QC) [3.5 MB] 

  • Use of Apogee in Ontario – A Research and Industry Perspective (Les journées horticoles, St-Rémi, QC) [4.3 MB]

  • Alternative Methods to Thinning Peaches to improve Fruit Quality [4.52 MB]

  • Pomology Research on Tender Fruit at the University of Guelph [20.2 MB]

  • Protective Covers to Reduce Sweet Cherry Cracking [8.05 MB]

2006

  • Protected Production Technologies [4.20 MB]

  • Optimizing Return Bloom of Tree Fruit Crops [5.25 MB]

2005

  • Pomology Research on Tender Fruit [20.3 MB]

  • Using Apogee- A tool for Apple Producers [3.63 MB]

  • Water Conservation In Producing Apple Orchards [8.42 MB]

  • Conclusions from of a Five Year Sweet Cherry Experiment [9.31 MB]

  • Advances in Plant Bioregulators in Apple Production [12.1 MB]

2004

  • Alternative Methods to Thinning Peaches to Improve Fruit Quality [4.52 MB]

  • 2004 Pomology Research on Tender Fruit at the University of Guelph [17.9 MB]

  • Cultural Management of Gala, A MBrosia and Honeycrisp [15.5 MB]

  • Pomology Research on Tender Fruit [20.2 MB]

2003

  • Moisture Management for Tree Fruit Crops [6.63 MB]

  • Nutrition and irrigation management of Lapins/Gisela 5 sweet cherry [16.4 MB]

2002

  • The Effect of Source, Method and Timing of Boron on the Quality and Yield of Empire Apples[353 KB]

  • Fire blight (Erwinia amylovora) Management with Prohexidione Calcium and Rootstocks [2.67 MB]

  • Fruit Growth of Jonagold [67.0 KB]

2001

  • (APOGEE) - An Experimental Growth Control Agent For Tree Fruits [135 KB]

  • Bioregulators in Temperate Tree Fruit Production [5.43 MB]

2000

  • New Apple Rootstocks and Cultivars [165 KB]

  • Orchard Replant – Options and Opportunities [620 KB]

  • Insight into Apogee [167 KB]

  • Advanced Test Apple Cultivars For Ontario [119 KB]

  • Apple Replant Disease [220 KB]

  • Plant Growth Regulators (PGRs) for Apples [226 KB]

  • The Future of New Apple Cultivars in Ontario [194 KB]

  • Trickle Irrigation [152 KB]

1999

  • Steps to Enhance the Return Bloom of Apple Trees [121 KB]

  • Utilization of Coal Fly Ash as a Soil Conditioner and Liming Agent for Agricultural Soils in Southern Ontario [95.0 KB]

  • Is Irrigation Necessary for Growing Apples in Ontario? [98.0 KB]

  • To B or not to B [178 KB]

  • Int'l Zebra Mussel Conference [139 KB]

  • Moisture Management in Tree Fruit Orchards [492 KB]

1998

  • Chemical Thinning Workshop [157 KB]

  • What is Crop Load? [81.0 KB]

  • To B or not to B [179 KB]

  • Provincial Chemical Thinning Trials [139 KB]

  • Horticultural Crop Conference- Apples [68.0 KB]

Station Tours and Open Houses

Simcoe Research Station

2011

  • Horticulture Experiment Station - 50th Anniversary Newspaper Article [17 MB]

  • Celebrating the Past - Growing the Future - Simcoe Research Station the First 50 Years - 1961-2011 [37 MB]

2005

  • Open House Tour Booklet [650 KB]

2004

  • Tree & Small Fruit Open House [628 KB]

2003

  • Research and Extension Twilight Meeting and Orchard Tour [395 KB]

Cedar Springs Research Station

2009

  • Summer Tree Fruit Orchard Meeting, July 22 2009. Cedar Spring Reseach Station, Blenheim, Ontario

Vineland Research Station

2007

  • Synchronizing Nitrogen Fertilization with Plant Demand in High Density Apple and Peach Orchards to Mitigate Nitrogen Losses through Leaching [146 KB]

2004

  • Peach, Pear and Plum Twilight Meeting [453 KB]

2003

  • Apricot and Cherry Twilight Meeting [281 KB]

Vineland

2002

  • Tree Fruit Research Tour [235 KB]

Simcoe

2002

  • Treefruit Research Open House Handout [253 KB]

2001

  • Canadian Horticulture Council Tour [36.0 KB]

2000

  • OAMC Orchard Tour PDF [36.0 KB] 

  • OAMC Orchard Tour XLS [100 KB]

1999

  • Selected Apple Research Trials PDF [190 KB] 

  • Selected Apple Research Trials XLS [212 KB]