Latest Thinning Stories
In peach trees, as in other plants, the energy used to create carbohydrates that support growth and development comes from solar radiation through the process of photosynthesis.
Blossom or fruitlet thinning is a labor-intensive part of commercial peach and nectarine production.
Peach producers have traditionally relied heavily on hand thinning, a necessary but costly and labor-intensive field practice.
Mechanical thinner prototype promises savings for producers, superior fruit for consumers.
Pecan trees, like many fruit trees, have a tendency to bear fruit in cycles, producing a large crop in one or two years, followed by one or two years with little or no crop.
By Laura Nesbitt Mountain View Telegraph Plans for environmental consultants to draft a community wildfire protection document have expanded.
By Laura Nesbitt Mountain View Telegraph Protecting both children and the forest from fire are just two of the goals of a thinning project begun in the East Mountains on July 1.