Almonds – California – Hull Split Sprays Roaring Along In Front Of Prolonged Heat Wave – AgFax Jul 11, 2020
A heatwave has taken shape in the Central Valley, with triple-digit highs deep into July. Hotter conditions could influence how almonds progress toward maturity and also fire up more mite and insect activity.
California Almonds: 3 Steps to Hull Rot Management Jun 25, 2020
Hull rot is a general term for hull infection by one of several pathogens. Infected nuts don’t shake off and must be removed by winter shaking and/or polling (winter sanitation), […]
Going into June, here are 7 points of focus as this crop moves towards hull split and harvest. #1. Closely control irrigation. Taper off water in orchards as kernel fill […]
You’re certainly familiar with the differences in almond hull split and subsequent harvest timing between different varieties. A typical case of this can be observed with early splitting and harvest […]
California Almonds: Avoiding Hull Rot – The Basics Jul 12, 2019
While the onset of hullsplit signals that harvest season is near, it also marks the start of an unwelcomed orchard guest: hull rot. Almond hulls are susceptible to hull rot […]
Things point toward a second spray on many blocks.
Hull split sprays have started in more areas over the last week and the pace will pick up as we move into the first week of July.
Early treatments should be going on right away if some haven’t already started in the lower San Joaquin Valley.
Hull split sprays have started on a limited basis in parts of our coverage area. The pace should pick up next week in the San Joaquin Valley, especially after the […]
Hull-split often occurs around the end of June though the first week of July within the San Joaquin Valley. The start and duration of hull-split is influenced by the variety, […]