Good Fruit Grower

November 2013

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Last Bite How did you do? Find the answers on page 45 of this issue. What are they talking about? 1 5 " Our biggest fear was jettisoning good fruit." —Paul Koch a.  Overzealous inspector b.  In-field sorting c.  ondestructive fruit quality N detector d.  Ozone generator " A lot of people—within the first ten minutes—love it." —Scott Driscoll a.  Rap music b.  Hand-held mechanical thinner c. Mowing d. Orchard platform Paul Koch Scott Driscoll 2 6 " The gee-whiz factor runs cold pretty quickly." —Sanjiv Singh a.  Autonomous vehicle b.  Robotic harvesting c.  Granny Smith d.  Yield scout " Essentially, emergent plants die of heatstroke and seeds are steamed underground." — raham Brodie G a.  Fumigation b.  Summer heatwave c.  Weed zapper d.  Chicken manure application Sanjiv Singh Graham Brodie 3 7 "The key was keeping it very simple so if there's an issue it can be fixed quickly and inexpensively and you don't have to have a NASA scientist fly in to fix it." —J.J. Dagorret a.  Electronic color sorter b.  Mechanical thinner c.  Corporate helicopter d.  Harvest-assist platform " It eliminates that drama and any debate about inequity in the orchard among picking teams." —Mike Omeg a.  Paying by the pound b.  Lunch tickets c.  Paying by the hour d.  End of harvest bonuses J.J. Dagorret Mike Omeg 4 8 " The long-term goal is to develop an effective, environmentally friendly method to protect sweet cherry and apple buds and flowers from spring frost damage and to delay bloom by cooling the buds once dormancy has been broken." —Jim Flore a.  Wind machine b.  Orchard cover c.   Solid-set canopy delivery system d.  Orchard heater " This potentially revolutionary p roduction concept addresses m ultiple issues within the cherry industry." —Dan Guyer a.  Cherry splitting test b.  Over-the-row harvester c.  Crop insurance d.  High tunnel Jim Flore 46 NOVEMBER 2013 Good Fruit Grower Dan Guyer

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