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The Peach and Nectarine Rootstock experiments investigate crop loads and 5 rootstocks. This study will examine yield, distribution of sugars (brix content), with the overall aim of producing high quality fruit.

Video: Introduction to Stonefruit Laboratory & Peach and Nectarine Root Stock experiments

Experiment 1

Peach cv. September Sun
Planted winter 2013
Treatments: Rootstock (Nemaguard, Elberta, Krymsk86, Cadaman, Cornerstone) x Crop Load (high, medium, low)
Vase tree training
1111 trees/ha

Experiment 1 - Photo Time Series

Peach September Sun - Vase on Elberta Rootstock 

Peach September Sun - Vase on Cadaman Rootstock

Peach September Sun - Vase on Cornerstone Rootstock

Experiment 2

Nectarine cv. Rose Bright
Planted winter 2013
Treatments: Rootstock (Nemaguard, Elberta, Krymsk86, Krymsk1, Cornerstone) x Crop Load (high, medium, low)
Vase tree training
1111 trees/ha

Experiment 2 - Photo Time Series

Nectarine Rose Bright -  Vase on Nemaguard Rootstock

Nectarine Rose Bright - Vase on Cornerstone Rootstock

Nectarine Rose Bright - Vase on Elberta Rootstock

Nectarine Rose Bright Vase on Krymsk1 Rootstock

Nectarine Rose Bright - Vase on Krymsk86 Rootstock

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