Variety Evaluations - Bathurst, NSW
13 - 31 January 2011
weather leading up to this week has seen increasing sunshine
and heat. Mornings early in the week down to 10-15C. Maximum
temps in high 30's. No rain.
Nectarine 31/1/11 (1st
pick) - This
is a medium chill variety from France. Average 75mm fruit
(237g) (unthinned tree) with average TSS (12-13 Brix) this
would be the standout variety of the season. The
tree is upright and strong (easy to train) and crop loads
are very high
and the fruit measured above was from unthinned trees.
Heavy crop load and large size, high quality fruit is
easy even during a difficult season.
99-111 YF Peach 31/1/11 - This
is a medium chill variety from France. Average 73mm fruit
(181g) with average TSS (15 Brix) this season.
Peach 31/1/11 (1st pick)
is a very firm (stony hard gene) medium chill variety from
New Jersey, USA. Average 67mm fruit (148g) from an unthinned
tree with average TSS (14 Brix)
YF Plum 31/1/11 - This
is a medium chill variety from California. Average 66mm
fruit (150g) (unthinned tree) with average TSS (14 Brix)
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has been made by ANFIC or any of its member nurseries on its behalf as
to: the suitability of the plant
for the Commercial Grower’s needs and environment; and the performance
of the Plant and fruit variety to which it belongs, and the Commercial
Grower acknowledges that it has not relied on any such information, representation
or warranty. The Commercial Grower represents and warrants that it has
made its own inquiries prior to the purchase of the Plants and has satisfied
itself as to all matters or qualities pertaining to the Plant.