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Peach Production. Tristan Anderson & Jacob Crain. Stages of a Peach. The first stage is Dormancy. No visible things on outside On the inside, Chemical Processes are taking place on The inside. After Half-Inch Green, it’s Pink. This is where the bud begins to open

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peach production

Peach Production

Tristan Anderson

&

Jacob Crain

stages of a peach
Stages of a Peach
  • The first stage is Dormancy.
  • No visible things on outside
  • On the inside, Chemical
  • Processes are taking place on
  • The inside
  • After Half-Inch Green, it’s Pink.
  • This is where the bud begins to open
  • and grow pink at the ends
  • By now the flower structure should be
  • forming in the bud
  • The grower should use fungicide at this
  • stage
  • Stage two is Bud Swell
  • The bud is visibly swollen
  • No green tissue is visible
  • Bloom stage is next.
  • The flower begins to open
  • Petals will begin to form.
  • The flower must be pollinated to grow
  • peaches
  • Stage three is the Half-Inch Green
  • The leaf tissue would now be
  • extended from the bud
  • More buds prepare for emergence.
  • Petal fall follows.
  • Petals will fall off
  • Some but not all will produce a peach.
stages of a peach cont
Stages of a Peach (Cont.)

Fruit set:

After around 10 days, a clear difference will be seen

Between those who have produced fruit and those who haven't.

Harvest:

When the peaches have changed from yellowish-green to red

Its ready for harvest.

peach planting
Peach Planting
  • A peach is planted into a tree from the nectar seed. (pit)
  • The process is usually around 7 ½ months.
  • Months harvested are in June/July/August
equipment
Equipment
  • Many Hours of Labor
  • Mowing Around the Plantation
  • Fruit Thinning
  • Pesticide Control
  • Possibly 40-60 Horse Power Tractor
regions of peach production
Regions of Peach Production
  • Peaches are usually grown South Carolina, Georgia, and California.
  • The plant can have a Southern Climate to grow properly.
  • Outside of the United States, Peaches are grown in Iran, and parts of Asia.
market of peaches
Market of Peaches
  • Sources say around 97 cents per pound for peaches.
peach anatomy
Peach Anatomy
  • The Anatomy of a Peach is simple.
  • The Skin also called Exocarp.
  • The Endocarp which is the pit of a Peach.
  • The Mesocarp which is the flesh.
products from peaches
Products From Peaches
  • Peaches after harvest can come in many different variety of foods.
  • Fresh Peaches
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Sliced Peaches
  • Peach Jam
peach care
Peach Care
  • A Peach can be cared for by the pesticides spray.
  • Growing a peach tree prefers a soil pH around 6.5.
  • A thick root system helps with the growth of a peach tree.
importance of peaches
Importance Of Peaches
  • Since Peaches are a fruit, it is packed with Vitamin A, B, And C.
  • Benefits include Helping with High Blood Pressure, Kidney Stones, Asthma. Etcetera
who uses peaches
Who Uses Peaches?
  • Subsistent Farmers plant Peach Trees just for the consumption of their Families.
  • Farmers who own possibly an Orchard, would sell their Peaches ripened to the public.
references
References
  • http://www.ehow.com/list_6970786_growing-stages-peach-tree.html
  • http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/freepubs/pdfs/ua429.pdf
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http://len7288.hubpages.com/hub/Health_Benefits_of_Peach

http://patwelsh.com/wpmu/blog/trees/june-drop-on-peach-trees-and-proper-thinning-of-fruit/

http://www.kidsandfruit.org.au/cms/index.php?option=com_acajoom&act=mailing&task=view&listid=1&mailingid=32&Itemid=99