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General Fruit Sizing 27 Feb 2023

Please find attached this week’s general fruit sizing information.

MiApple is being harvested this week and “unretained” Gala is not far away. Growers should be using iodine to monitor the development of sugars and decline in starch. This is the only accurate measure of developing maturity (apart from taste).

Sugar and pressure are both customer quality requirements not accurate maturity indicators.

2022 -2023 Fruit Size Charts – Galaxy & Pink Lady[91]

2022 -23 Fruit Size Charts – Fuji’s[46]

2022-2023 Fruit Size Charts – Hi Colour Strains[55]

Thanks to Paul James for providing this information.