Plant Growing Advice

As we at Economic Cooperative care about our final buyers, relationship and mutual economic benefit of our partners, our aim is to promote and encourage production and processing of fruit as well as raising awareness of our business and living environment.

So therefore In this section, you will find texts and tutorials for plant growing, fruit production, gardening advice, brochures and much more. Feel free to come back as we are constantly searching and building our knowledge base.

Texts and reading material is gathered and licensed from 3rd party organizations that act as official services or programs for development, all with previous approval.

PRUNING AND TRAINING

Training and pruning fruit trees. Techniques and principles.

Pruning and Training Apple Trees - Basic principles for training and pruning apple fruit trees using new techniques and strategies in commercial, modern high density orcharding. (VIDEO)

Pruning Basics - Basic facts on pruning fruit trees and manipulating canopies for maximizing fruit production. Pruning Basics

Various Apple Production Systems Comparison - Comparison and training modification guidelines for medium and high density orchards. Various Apple Production Systems Comparison

Pruning and Training Cherry Fruit Trees - Pruning and training systems used in commercial cherry tree orchards. Pruning and Training Cherry Fruit Trees

Pruning and Training Peach Fruit Trees - Pruning and training systems used in commercial peach tree orchards. Pruning and Training Peach Fruit Trees

Peach Pruning Guideline - Layout to pruning peach trees and developing a low branch, spreading system for optimum and high quality yield used in commercial peach tree orchards. (VIDEO)

Apple Orchard System Guideline - Blueprint layout for developing an modern high intensive apple orchard system. (VIDEO)

High Density Training Systems - Establishing higher density apple systems. (VIDEO)

TALL SPINDLE APPLE ORCHARD SYSTEM

Presentation on planting and maintaining modern, high density, tall spindle apple orchard systems.

Planing Tall Spindle Apple Orchards - Lecture - Presentation is on how to plant and maintain the tall spindle apple orchard system. (VIDEO)

Planing Tall Spindle Apple Orchards - Field demonstration - Presentation is on how to plant and maintain the tall spindle apple orchard system. (VIDEO)

Tying down and pruning young trees - Maintaining tall spindle apple orchard system by tying and pruning branches. (VIDEO)

ORCHARD ESTABLISHMENT

Selecting and preparing a site for orchard. Steps for establishing a plantation.

Orchard Bio-renovations - Preparation of the site before establishing a high density orchard. (VIDEO)

Establishing High Density Orchards, Site Selection, Preparation - Planning and site preparation. Establishing High Density Orchards, Site Selection, Preparation

Preventing Nematode Problems in Deciduous Fruit Trees - Nematodes are economically important pathogens on fruit crops. Preventing Nematode Problems in Deciduous Fruit Trees

Orchard Replant - Factors in orchard replant success Orchard Replant

ROOTSTOCKS

Guide to fruit trees rootstocks. Fruit tree rootstocks facts, details, descriptions.

Apple Rootstocks - Apple rootstock descriptions. Apple Rootstocks

ORCHARD NUTRIENT AND WATER RELATIONS

Nutrition of fruit trees. Water management in orchards.

Soil Health and Physical Properties - Organic matter, aggregate stability, water infiltration and compaction of soil. (VIDEO)

Plant Nutrition - Estimating nutritional requirements of fruit trees. Plant Nutrition

Calcium Rate Calculator - Determining Optimum Rate of Calcium Topdressing to Minimize Bitter Pit. Calcium Rate Calculator

Calcium Rate Calculator - Determining Optimum Rate of Calcium Topdressing for Individual Products. Calcium Rate Calculator

Calcium Deficiency and Related Apple Fruit Disorders - Tips on prevention of calcium deficiency physiological disorders in apples. Calcium Rate Calculator

Organic Nutrient Sources Use - Interpreting soil tests and using organic nutrient sources. Organic Nutrient Sources Use

Working Efficiently in the Apple Orchard - The Benefits of Simple Rules and Machines for Fruit Growing. Working Efficiently in the Apple Orchard

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Saving energy in fruit production.

Saving Energy in Fruit Tree Production - Top tips on saving energy in orchards. Saving Energy in Fruit Tree Production

Fuel Consumption Calculator - Spreadsheet for fuel consumption in orchards. Fuel Consumption Calculator

FROST PROTECTION

Critical Temperatures for Various Fruits - Critical Temperatures for Frost Damage on Fruit Trees. Critical Temperatures for Various Fruits

Frost Protection With Wind Machines - Using wind to protect from frosting. Frost Protection With Wind Machines

GROWTH REGULATORS IN APPLE AND PEAR PRODUCTION

Modifying tree growth, controlling excess yield, improving yield quality, controlling fruit maturity and preventing preharvest drop.

Factors for Plant Growth Regulator Performance - fruiting capacity, fruit quality, fruit drop. Factors for Plant Growth Regulator Performance

Modifying Tree Growth - Advice on suppressing shoot growth, increasing branching, and increasing return bloom. Modifying Tree Growth

Pre-harvest Drop Control in Apple Orchards - Sprays for Apple Pre-harvest Drop Control. Modifying Tree Growth

POLLINATION

Facts on pollination and pollination methods.

Orchard Pollination - Few facts on pollination in orchards. Orchard Pollination

Honey Bees for Pollinating Orchards - Recommendations and information on using honey bees for pollinating orchards. Honey Bees for Pollinating Orchards

WEED CONTROL

Floor and row management in orchards. Weed control.

Orchard Row and Floor Management - Managing orchard floor, area between the tree rows and are underneath the fruit trees. Orchard Row and Floor Management

Weed Monitoring and Weed Control - Weed identification, weed monitoring and factors on weed control. Weed Monitoring and Weed Control

Use of Herbicides and Preventing Failures - Tips on correct using of herbicides and preventing factors of herbicide failure. Use of Herbicides and Preventing Failures

HARVEST

Fruit harvest guidelines.

Effective Apple Picking Guide - Best practices for optimum apple quality harvest. (VIDEO)

Determining Apple Fruit Maturity - fruiting capacity, fruit quality, fruit drop. Determining Apple Fruit Maturity

Pear Maturity Points - Estimating optimal harvest time for pears. Pear Maturity Points

GUIDES & BROCHURES

Visokozbunasta Americka borovnica
Tehnologija proizvodnje jagode
Tehnologija proizvodnje kupine
Tehnologija proizvodnje maline
Tehnologija proizvodnje sljive
Tehnologija proizvodnje tresnje
Tehnologija proizvodnje visnje
Berba i tretiranje voca posle berbe
Mehanizacija u vocarstvu
Mineralna i organska ishrana vocaka
Navodnjavanje Vocnjaka
Nega berba i prerada sumskog voca
Rezidba drvenastog i jagodastog voca
Tehnologija prerade voca
Tehnologija susenja voca
Tuneli plastenici i staklenici
Zastita vocaka i pravilna upotreba pesticida
Zastita vocnjaka od mraza i grada

Brochures are taken from http://www.fb.org.rs/ with previous consent of Fruits & Berries Danish program for development of fruits sector in the South of Serbia

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