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Potted cherry trees grown in Pergola under greenhouse in Hungary

Planting systems

16 Feb 2024

The greenhouse was built in 2019 and the micro-grafted cherry trees were planted in 2020. The goal is an early harvest, which will take place between 10 and 20 May and should reach a production of 20 tonnes/hectare in the early part of the European season.

Plant types for new cherry planting systems

Planting systems Nurseries

12 Jan 2024

On the choice of planting material and the necessary cultivation practices to ensure the best initial development of cherry trees, Cherry Times interviewed Dr. Eduardo Madrid Pardo, Chilean agronomist consultant specialised in nursery techniques.

Forest Lodge Orchard: the world's first 100% electric cherry orchard

Tech management Planting systems

13 Dec 2023

The orchard now runs on a near-zero energy bill: a solar system has been installed and a three-phase connection to the power grid. Two antifreeze fans were imported from South Africa and travel is done by electric golf-carts.

Michigan State University proposes research against replanting problems

Tech management Planting systems

21 Nov 2023

The MSU team's goal is to test management practices that can reduce replanting problems, decrease nematode damage and increase cherry tree growth, with the aim of producing 'solid recommendations' for growers.

A cover system with automatic roof and retractable walls for weatherproof cultivation

Covers Planting systems

17 Nov 2023

Not a greenhouse, not traditional rain covers, but a new cultivation system: Cravo Equipment LTD has recently introduced the Automatic Auto-Dry Rain Shelter to the market, which is a cover system with retractable roof and walls, automated.

An integral approach to improve the efficiency of cherry orchards: the future goes from here

Breeding Events Planting systems

26 Oct 2023

There is a growing interest in planar and Y systems, which can improve light interception and speed up harvesting practices. Currently, it appears that plants grown with the Upright Fruiting Offshoots system have the highest harvest rate (0.81 kg/min).

Cultivating success: the insights of Vivai Spinelli, the Italian fruit tree specialist

Breeding Planting systems Nurseries

22 Sep 2023

The company Vivai Spinelli has made a name for itself in the industry thanks to its complete management of the production cycle, from the initial propagation phase to the distribution of mature plants on the market. Vito Spinelli spoke for Cherry Times.

How to maximise the efficiency of mechanical harvesting by using the right training system

Planting systems

28 Aug 2023

The experiment by the Department of Pomology of the National Institute of Fruit and Vegetable Research (Poland) attempted to develop a new breeding form and evaluate the adaptability of trees with a 'Y' crown for the mechanical harvesting of sour and sweet cherries.

Experimentation on new cherry planting systems at FEM

Planting systems

27 Jun 2023

The plants were set up according to the chosen form of cultivation, in comparison with the traditional spindle, starting from one-year old rods. From the analysis of the data collected, some interesting indications for vegetative and productive aspects emerged.

The importance of training system for high quality production

Planting systems

23 Jun 2023

The research we are presenting you today was carried out at the University of Tasmania. In this study, the performance of different breeding forms of 'Kordia' grafted on 'Krymsk 5' (semi-dwarfing rootstock) was evaluated.