A chilling year: was 2013 a low winter chill year?

A chilling year: was 2013 a low winter chill year?

28 March 2014
In spring 2013, apple and pear growers in the Applethorpe region of Queensland noted that flowering appeared to be light. Meanwhile, further south in Victoria, cherry growers experienced a low yield season for 2013/14 across many different growing regions. Both groups queried if these problems were the result of inadequate ‘winter chill’, or in other words – a warm winter.

Source

Apple and Pear Australia Limited website

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