On July 6 of 2020, the research team of apple cultivation of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree Institute conducted technical training at Gangdi Village of Neiqiu County, one of the important apple growing places in Hebei Province, on the summer management technologies for apple orchards.
The training mainly focused on the summer management measures for trees, for irrigation and fertilization and for diseases and pests control. The experts made on-the-spot explanation and operation and answered the questions from growers, which will guarantee the technical support for the proper orchard management in the middle and late growth period of the apple trees under this year’s extreme weather conditions.
After the training meeting, the experts also organized a seminar discussing the new problems recently appeared related to orchard management and reached the consensus that some typical problems deserve further study and may become the future research focus.
123 apple growers from Gangdi Village and the nearby villages participated in the training.