NC-140 Planting Trial Descriptions
Trial: 2001 Peach Rootstock
Objective: Evaluate new rootstocks
for peach with respect to precocity, productivity, size control, anchorage,
suckering, pest resistance, adaptability, and production efficiency in different
locations throughout North America.
Cultivars: Redtop, Redhaven, or Cresthaven
Rootstocks: BH-4, SLAP, SC-17, Lovell, Bailey, Cadaman,
Julior, P30-135, Jaspi, Pumiselect, Hiawatha, K146-43, K146-44, VVA-1
Spacing (m): 5 X 6
Trainings System: Open-center
Locations (State or Province): Redtop -- CA, SC, MD, GA; Redhaven -- IN, MO (SMSU), ONT, NJ, MI, UT; Cresthaven -- IL, NY, AR, CO, WA, TX (NY and AR did not plant their trees and the plantings failed in the first year in IL and MI)
Publications: None to date.
Trial Coordinator: Greg Reighard