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Hickory Corners (KBS) Tart Cherry Plum Curculio Assist Chart Assist Chart (Report issued 11/26/2014 15:03 )

2014Temperature(F)Degree Days Base 50 FBiofix Date (Full bloom)
DayDateMaxMinAvgTodaySince 3/110/1910/2110/2310/2510/2710/2910/3111/211/411/611/811/1011/1211/1411/1611/1811/2011/2211/24
Fri11/2128.310.519.402609504545372710101063330000000
Sat11/2247.423.335.402609504545372710101063330000000
Sun11/2351.246.448.802609504646382710101063330000000
Mon11/2451.329.640.502609504646382710101073330000000
Tue11/2530.22728.602609504646382710101073330000000
Today's data:
2014Temperature(F)Degree Days Base 50 FBiofix Date (Full bloom)
DayDateMaxMinAvgTodaySince 3/110/1910/2110/2310/2510/2710/2910/3111/211/411/611/811/1011/1211/1411/1611/1811/2011/2211/24
Wed11/26Forecast: 33Actual (6:20-6:25AM): 26.329.6502609504646382710101073330000000
Forecast data:
2014Temperature(F)Degree Days Base 50 FBiofix Date (Full bloom)
DayDateMaxMinAvgTodaySince 3/110/1910/2110/2310/2510/2710/2910/3111/211/411/611/811/1011/1211/1411/1611/1811/2011/2211/24
Thu11/27312427.502609504646382710101073330000000
Fri11/28271822.502609504646382710101073330000000
Sat11/29412633.502609504646382710101073330000000
Sun11/30473842.502609504646382710101073330000000
Mon12/1282325.502609504646382710101073330000000
Tue12/23618270260910/19 - 12/210/21 - 12/210/23 - 12/210/25 - 12/210/27 - 12/210/29 - 12/210/31 - 12/211/2 - 12/211/4 - 12/211/6 - 12/211/8 - 12/211/10 - 12/211/12 - 12/211/14 - 12/211/16 - 12/211/18 - 12/211/20 - 12/211/22 - 12/211/24 - 12/2
Directions:

Locate the Biofix Date (date of full bloom) on the top row. Follow that column down to determine the Base 50F Growing Degree Days (GDD) that have accumulated between the biofix date and the date listed at the left side of that row. Note that forecast data is provided (where available) to help with planning in the near-term. Control is recommended at 375 GDD from the biofix date. Repeat for additional blocks that bloomed on a different date.

MSU Tart Cherry Postponed Insecticide Treatment Strategy (P.I.T.S.) for Plum Curculio:
  • Use date of full bloom as biofix date.
  • Time control for 375 degree days (base 50F) from the biofix date.
  • This model is not recommended for growers that are not intensively scouting their orchards.