Volume 50 Number 2 Article 19 Pages: 114-118
Year 1996 Month 4
Title: Winter Injury to Apple Trees, 1993-1994
Authors: J. Warner and C. Nickerson
Following the cold winter of 1993-1994, ninety
scab resistant apple cultivars and selections
were evaluated for low temperature injury.
Injury symptoms ranged from slight dieback of
the terminal branches to complete tree death.
Twenty-seven cultivars or selections exhibited
no terminal dieback injury.
Eight exhibited injury that was more severe than 'Mclntosh,'
'Empire' or 'Delicious.' Trees of Co-op 28 and
O-666 were killed.
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