PROVE DIMOSTRATIVE DI POTATURA AUTUNNALE DELL’ALBICOCCO
DEMONSTRATION TESTS OF AUTUMN PRUNING
about apricots VARIETY '"TSUNAMI" "SPRING BLUSH", "PINKCOT" and "BIG RED".
About technical aspects of orchard management, the pruning has a strong influence on fruit quality.On the varieties apricot of Escande group , "Tsunami ®" Spring Blush ®, Pinkcot ®, Big Red ®, formation pruning should be performed mainly in late summer-early autumn (September-October) before the fall of the leaves. The cuts made in late winter could stimulate, during to vegetative growth, a strong emission of vegetative sprouts vigorous, and imbalances serious on the plant. The CO.VI.L., Consortium of Nurserymen Lucani Scanzano J.co (province of MATERA), nurseries-breeders Escande, (Saint-Vite-France) and "DOCTOR FARMER" of Dr. Simone Maurizio of Bisceglie (province of BARI), were the promoters of the two techniques days on apricots pruning , in Apulia Region. A special thanks goes to the fruit Farms that have hosted the meetings:
FARM “EREDI FACCHINO MICHELE” - BITRITTO (BA) FARM "LATORRATA" - PALAGIANO (TA FARM "S. GALIULO "- MONTEIASI (TA)