Based on data from millions of trees, covered by Phytech's IoT and Plant-AI platform, Mark Sherfy and Dr. Ido Gardi, compiled a comprehensive overview of 2021 challenging season in California, with irrigation insights and best practices.
Here are some key takeaways from the report:
2021 challenging climate - Chill portions were not sufficient for the season
Irrigation Profile - The more frequent the irrigation the higher the growth rates were throughout the season
Regional Differences- Northern valley saw dramatically higher jumps in stress days early on in the season, but in general all parts of the valley were higher in stress.
Varietal Differences - The lowest stressed varieties tended to be Nonpareil.
Download the full report here