Publication - Introductory level - Quebec Apple Cultivars and Rootstocks Evaluation Project - Final report
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Introductory level - Quebec Apple Cultivars and Rootstocks Evaluation Project - Final report
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The Quebec Cultivars and Rootstocks Evaluation Project was executed under the auspices of the RECUPOM network, introductory level. The experimental plots are located at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Experimental Farm in Frelighsburg, in southern Quebec (longitude 72º50' W, latitude 45º3' N), 1 km from the northwestern border of the state of Vermont, in the United States. The topography is undulating, while the soil is a sandy loam derived from shale materials, containing a large number of stones and large pebbles. The elevation is 205 m. The mean minimum winter temperature (i.e. the mean value for minimum temperatures between January 1 and March 31) in Frelighsburg during the period 1998-2005 was -24ºC (-28°C in 2003, -17°C in 2002).