A demonstration site has been developed at the Tatura Pear Field Laboratory using a cordon tree training system.
- This demonstration uses a pear cultivar ANP-0534 grafted onto D6 rootstock.
- The cordon leaders are spread at 40 centimetres apart.
Dr Ian Goodwin discusses cordon tree training systems on Open Tatura trellis, 2016
Cordon Tree Training for Pear Trees from the Pear Field Laboratory at Agriculture Victoria, Tatura.
Time series Videos Cordon demonstrations
This project, AP12002 Profitable Pears: Maximising productivity and quality of new pear varieties, is funded by the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources with co-investment from Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited using the apple and pear levy and funds from the Australian Government
- Blush pear research orchard
- Fruit Bud Development
- Intensive blush pear production
- Pear planting systems experiments
- Pear rootstock experiments
- Pear irrigation experiments
- Pear post-harvest ripening and storage
- Blush pear economic feasibility
- Blush pear export market research
- Pear tree training & pruning techniques
- Blush pear international research collaboration
- Blush development in pears. Part 1 - light & temperature
- Blush development in pears. Part 2 - orchard practices