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Open in new window Apples: Organic Production Guide

Tammy Hinman and Guy K Ames ( 2011 )


This publication provides information on organic apple production from recent research and producer experience. Many aspects of apple production are the same whether the grower uses low-spray, organic, or conventional management. Accordingly, this publication focuses on the aspects that differ from nonorganic practices—primarily pest and disease control, marketing, and economics. This publication introduces the major apple insect pests and diseases and the most effective organic management methods. It also includes farmer profiles of working orchards and a section dealing with economic and marketing considerations. There is an extensive list of resources for information and supplies and an appendix on disease-resistant apple varieties.


Organization ATTRA National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Publisher National Center for Appropriate Technology
Publication Date 2011
Publication Views 1499
Material Type Written Material

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