This year’s annual AHDB / EMR Association tree fruit day will present a wide range of tree fruit research projects being funded by AHDB and others. It will include new post-harvest research on the effects of pruning and thinning on dry matter content, research into apple canker and powdery mildew, optimum planting material for fruit walls and progress in rootstock breeding. In addition, new information on SWD control and a new pest of pear will be on offer.
On the agenda:
- Latest research into post-harvest technology
- New information on SWD and tree fruit pests
- New research in canker, mildew and apple replant disease