Harvest Prediction: References
Anderson et al., 1986 Validation of chill unit and flower bud phenology models for “Montmorency” sour cherry. Acta Hort., 184: 71-78. (pdf)
Ben Mimoun M and DeJong TM, 1999 Using the Relation between Growing Degree Hours and Harvest Date to Estimate Run-times for PEACH: a Tree Growth and Yield Simulation Model. Acta Hort. 499:107-114. (pdf)
Day et al., 2008 Using Growing Degree Hours Accumulated Thirty Days after Bloom to Predict Peach and Nectarine Harvest Date. Acta Hort., 803:163-166. (pdf)
DeBuse et al. In press. Using Spring Weather Data to Predict Harvest Date for “Improved French” Prune. Acta Hort.
DeJong TM, 1999 Developmental and Environmental Control of Dry-matter Partitioning in Peach. Hort Science 34:1037-1040 (pdf)
DeJong TM and Goudriaan J, 1989 Modeling peach fruit growth and carbohydrate requirements: reevaluation of the double-sigmoid growth pattern. J. Am. Soc. Hortic. Sci. 114:800-804. (pdf)
DeJong TM and Grossman YL, 1995 Quantifying sink and source limitations on dry matter partitioning to fruit growth in peach trees. Physiol. Plant. 95:437-443. (pdf)
Grossman YL and DeJong TM, 1994 Carbohydrate Requirement for Dark Respiration by Peach Vegetative Organs. Tree Physiology 14:37-48. (pdf)
Grossman YL and DeJong TM, 1995a Maximum fruit growth potential and seasonal patterns of resource dynamics during peach growth. Ann. Bot. 75:553-560. (pdf)
Grossman YL and DeJong TM, 1995b Maximum fruit growth potential following resource limitation during peach growth. Ann.Bot. 75:561-567. (pdf)
Lopez G and DeJong TM., 2007 Spring temperatures have a major effect on early stages of peach fruit growth. J. Hortic. Sci. Biotech. 82:507-512. (pdf)
Lopez G and DeJong TM., 2008 Using growing degree hours accumulated thirty days after bloom to help growers predict difficult fruit sizing years. Acta Hort. 803:175-180 (pdf)
Lopez G et al., In press. Why Do Early High Spring Temperatures Reduce Peach Fruit Size and Yield at Harvest. Acta Hort.
Marra et al., 2002 Thermal time requirement and harvest time forecast for peach cultivars with different fruit development periods. Acta Hort., 592:523-529. (pdf)
Pavel EW and DeJong TM, 1993 Seasonal CO2 exchange patterns of developing peach (Prunus persica) fruits in response to temperature, light and CO2 concentration. Physiologia Plantarium 88:322-330.