Harvest date and Scald sensitivity estimates
Key Sources for Model Logic
Start date for McIntosh CA harvest:
R. Beaudry, P Schwallier, and M.
Lennington, "Apple Maturity Prediction: An Extension Tool to Aid Fruit
Storage Decisions", HortTechnology 3:233-239, 1993
End date for McIntosh CA harvest, and
risk of preharvest drop estimated by criteria from :
G.D. Blanpied and K.L. Silsby,
"Predicting Harvest Date Windows for Apples", Cornell Coop. Ext. Bull. 221, 1992
Chilling hour influence on scald susceptibility follows
guidelines in the 2000-2001 New England Apple Pest Management Guide based
on research by W.J. Bramlage and S.A.
Risk of McIntosh breakdown identified by criteria from G.D.
Blanpied and R.M. Smock, "Storage of Fresh Market Apples", Cornell Bulletin 191.
Risk of low temperature injury identified by criteria from
K. Silsby, pages 9-10, NRAES 136, "Proceedings from the CA Storage:
Meeting the Market Requirements Workshop", Cornell Univ., 1999.