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April 17, 2008
By OMAFRA

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p360orderf2April 17, 2008 – Guelph, Ont. – The 2008-2009 edition of the OMAFRA Fruit production Recommendations is now available.

April 17, 2008 – Guelph, Ont. – The 2008-2009 edition of the OMAFRA Fruit production Recommendations is now available.

p360orderf2The publication provides recommendations for the commercial production of fruit crops including apples, pears, tender fruit, berries and tree nuts. It includes a comprehensive section on thinning tree fruits. Pest management guidelines are presented in a calendar format. Technical information on products is easy to look up in the many tables in this publication. Resistance management, and updates on reduced risk products and biopesticides can be found in a chapter on pest management. This publication also provides crop-by-crop information on fertilizer rates, tables for interpreting soil and tissue analysis and information on micronutrients.

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Interested people can purchase a copy of the recommendations directly at OMAFRA offices and/or ServiceOntario Information Centres. Exact locations can be found at www.serviceontario.ca (click ServiceOntario Centres on the left under contacts).

The recommendations guide can also be ordered by:

Phone – 1-800-668-9938 (toll-free in Canada) or (416) 326-5300, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Mail – Publications Ontario, 50 Grosvenor Street, Toronto, Ontario M7A 1N8

Fax – (613) 545-4223

Online – www.publications.serviceontario.ca/ecom/

The cost is $20 + GST and payment is expected by credit card or cheque.


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