Tag: Freezing damage

Occurrence of Apricot Frost Damage and Defensive Measures
By: Date: 2021-06-10 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,

In mid-to-late April 2020, northern apricot-producing areas such as Gansu, Hebei, Ningxia, and Xinjiang, especially Zhangjiakou, Hebei, Guyuan, Ningxia, and other places suffered severe cold in spring, resulting in a decline in apricot production and no harvest, and great loss of farmers’ income. . Take the freezing injury of apricot flowers in Yuanzhou District, Yinchuan City, Ningxia in 2020 as an example:April 11-12, the lowest temperature was -10℃ and lasted for 2 days, fresh apricots and mountain apricot flowers were seriously damaged (more than 50%); April 24 On the day, the temperature is -20~-10℃, and the young fruit stage suffers from late frost damage. As a result, the local apricot production area in 2020 suffered severe frost damage to mountain apricots, kernel apricots, and fresh apricots, and most of them were not harvested. This article discusses and summarizes the causes of freezing damage to apricot trees, prevention measures for freezing damage and remedial measures after the disaster, with a view to providing apricot garden management and industrial development

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