PUBLICATIONS

Publications relating to Extenday® products

Below is a list of articles, scientific publications and Extenday field trial documents relating to our products, and how they interact with different crops in the orchard.

Apples

Magazine Articles

Bessere Fruchtqualitat mit weisser lichtreflektierender Bodenfolie? Widmer A. Obstbau: 2001, pp 470 - 473.

Colouring up Discovery. The Fruit Grower: 1999 pp 20-21.

Increasing profits with Extenday. Fruitfed Facts: 2002, Vol 25.

Kann Reflexionsfolie die Lichtverluste durch Hagelnetze kompensieren? Funke K., Blanke M. Erwerbsobstbau, Heft Apr 2003.

La paccianmatura del meleto con teli riflettenti. Thalheimer M., Paoli N. Frutticoltura: 2001, pp 27-31.

Lichtreflektierende Kunststoff-Folien. Thalheimer M. Sudtiroler Landwirt: 2002.

Pink Lady fait des emules. L'Arboriculture Fruitiere: 2000, 543 pp 34-38.

Plus de lumiere pour plus de couleur. Mathieu V. Reussir Fruits and Legumes: 2000, pp 183.

Quand les vergers s'habillent. L'Arboriculture Fruitiere: Sept 2000, Vol 541 pp 35-36.

Un film reflechissant pour ameliorer la coloration. Infos - Ctifl: 2000, Vol 160 pp 37-38.

Verbesserung der Farbe bei Discovery. Obstbau: 2000, pp 263.

Scientific Publications

Alternatives to reflective mulch cloth (Extenday) for apple under hail net? Blanke M. Scientia Horticulturae: 2008, 116 pp 223 - 226.

Bache plastique reflechissante infuence sur la qualite. L'Arboriculture Fruitiere: Feb 2000, 535 pp 29.

Can reflective ground cover compensate for light losses under hail nets? Blanke M. Acta Horticultrae; 2007, Vol 732.

Can reflective ground cover enhance fruit quality and colouration? Funke K., Blanke M. Journal of Food, Agriculture and the Environment: 2004, Vol 3 (1) pp 203-206.

Efecto de la cobertura de las entrehileras de manzanos con mallas Extenday en Girona. Fundacio Mas Badia - Estacio Experimental Agricola: 2001, 25 pages.

Efecto de las Mallas Refractarias en el Color y Calidad de Manzanas de la variedad Mondial Gala. Alegre S. Jornadas de Experimentacion en Fruticultura: 2002, pp 4.

Overcoming adverse effects on hail nets on fruit quality and microclimate in an apple orchard. Solomakhin A., Blanke M. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture: 2007, Vol 87 pp 2625-2637.

Reflective mulch (Extenday) in fruit orchards - preliminary results. Vangdal E., Meland M. Acta Horticultrae: 2007, Vol 732 pp 665-668.

Some effects of the Extenday growing system on the performance of Discovery managed as in a commercial orchard. Grout B., Abel M., McEwan R., Palmer C. FAST Top Fruit Conference: 2001.

The effect of seasonality, maturity and colour treatments on internal browning in Pink Lady apples. Brown G., Schimanski L., Jennings D. Acta Horticultrae: 2004, Vol 682.

The effects of reflective ground film on fruit color, quality, canopy light distribution, and profitability of Mondial Gala apples. Iglesias I., Alegre S. HortTechnology: 2009, Vol 19 (3) pp 488-498.

The positive influence of year-round reflective mulch on apple yield and quality in commercial orchards. Grout B., Beale C., Johnson T. Acta Horticultrae: 2004, Vol 636.

Impact of reflective groundcover on growth, flowering, yield and fruit quality in Gala apples in New Brunswick. Priv J., Russell L and LeBlanc A. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: 2011.

Modificación de las condiciones ambientales para la mejora de la calidad de diferentes variedades de manzana (Malus domestica Borkh.). English title: Modifying the natural environment in apples. Castellarnau I. Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (IRTA): 2001-2003.

Heijastavat Katteet Omenanviljelyssä. (In Finnish) English title: Reflective margins. Hirvikoski, J. Bachelor’s thesis University of Applied Sciences, Finland: 2013.

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Harvest the light. Prive J., Fava E., LeBlanc A. Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Center Report to Extenday: 2001.

The effect of Extenday overhead netting on color development in HoneyCrisp. Jackman, R. Extenday technical report, 2010.

The effect of Extenday reflective mulch on the yield and timing of harvest of Royal Gala apples, and in controlling western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande)). Tancred S. Serve-Ag Report to Extenday: 2004, 22 pages.

The impact of application timing of Extenday reflective groundcover fabrics on fruit coloration, quality and yield in a high yielding Gala block. Jackman R. Extenday technical report, 2010.

Using DayBright with Buckeye Gala apples: The impact of long term usage of DayBright on the production and quality of apples in a high density Buckeye Gala orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #1.

Using DayBright with Fuji apples: the impact of application timing of DayBright on the production and quality of apples in a v trellis Fuji orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #4.

Using DayBright and DayWhite with Gala apples: the impact of short term usage on the coloration and finish of Crimison Gala apples in a high density orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #3.

Using DayBright with Granny Smith apples: the impact of a flowering to harvest application of DayBright on the production and quality of apples in a maturing v trellis Granny Smith orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #9.

Using DayBright with HoneyCrisp apples: the impact of long term usage of DayBright on the production and quality of apples in a HoneyCrisp orchard with biannual cropping tendencies. Extenday technical bulletin #2.

Using DayBright with Red Delicious apples: the impact of a flowering to harvest application of DayBright on the production and quality of apples in a mature medium density Red Delicious orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #11.

Use of DayBright to accelerate and enhance fruit production in a newly established Granny Smith block. Jackman, R. Extenday Technical report, 2008.

DayHex pigment type and fruit coloration in Honeycrisp Extenday technical bulletin #13.

Extenday Brochures

Buckeye Gala. Extenday trial brochure.

Crimson Gala. Extenday trial brochure.

Fuji Apples. Extenday trial brochure.

Granny Smith. Extenday trial brochure.

HoneyCrisp. Extenday trial brochure.

Red Delicious. Extenday trial brochure.

Royal Gala. Extenday trial brochure.


Blueberries

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Effects of Extenday on Blueberry yield and fruit quality. Whiting, M. Peregrine Consulting report to Extenday, 2009.

The effect of DayWhite reflective groundcover fabric in yield and quality of blueberry cv. Jewel. Jackman, R. Extenday technical report, 2011.

Using DayBright with blueberries: the impact of application timing of DayBright on the production and quality of an organic Duke blueberry orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #6.

Extenday Brochures

Blueberries. Extenday trial brochure.

Organic Blueberries. Extenday trial brochure.


Cherries

Magazine Articles

Extenday extolled for cherries. Good Fruit Grower: August 2007, Vol 58 No 7.

Research shows positive effects of reflective fabric. Good Fruit Grower: August 2005, Vol 56 No 13.

Scientific Publications

Preliminary testing of a reflective ground cover: sweet cherry growth, yield and fruit quality. Whiting M., Rodriguez C. Acta Horticultrae: 2008, Vol 795 pp 557-560.

High tunnel tree fruit production: The final frontier? Lang G. HortTechnology: 2009 Vol 19 (1) pp 50-55.

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Using DayBright with Bing cherries: the impact of application of DayBright on the production maturation and quality of cherries in a mature Bing orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #5.

Extenday Brochures

Bing Cherries. Extenday trial brochure.

Chelan Cherries. Extenday trial brochure

Rainier Cherries. Extenday trial brochure


General

Magazine Articles

Growers see improved color from Extenday. Good Fruit Grower: 2005.

Innovation for lifting cloth. The Orchardist: Mar 2005, pp 58.

Let there be light. American/Western Fruit Grower: Mar 2005.

Protecting your high-value crop. Good Fruit Grower: Mar 2014, pp 26.

Scientific Publications

Control and modeling the light environment in orchards and vineyards. Intrieri C., Corelli Grappadelli L., Magnanini E., Costa G. www.agrisci.unibo.it: 2004.

Final Technical Report - Washington, USA Dept. of Innovation: Chile. 2008.

Raisin de table solarisation. Lavigne D. 2003.

Extenday Brochures

DayMat and DayMat Ultra. Extenday product brochure. Reflective weed suppression mats.

DayBlack and DayBlack Ultra. Extenday product brochure. Black weed suppression mats.

DayColor. Extenday product brochure. Reflective groundcover mats.

DayPillar. Extenday product brochure. Reflective protective knit fabrics.

DayLink. Extenday product brochure. Reflective, protective drape net fabric.

DayBreak. Extenday product brochure. Reflective in canopy wind break.

General Extenday brochure. Overview of Extenday product line.

DayHex. Extenday product brochure. Reflective protective knit fabrics.

DayHex Sunburn. Extenday product brochure Reflective protective knit fabrics.

Bird Exclusion. Extenday product brochure. Protective knit fabrics.


Kiwifruit

Magazine Articles

Experiments pay off in Te Puna orchard. Country News: Jun 2007.

Extenday reflective groundcover - increasing fruit size and dry matter. Toye J. NZ Kiwifruit Journal: Sept 2004.

Orchard experiment comes up trumps for innovative Laurie. Country News: Jun 2007.

Red Blush on Arguta. Toye J. NZ Kiwifruit Journal: Nov 2005.

Reflective fabric interests kiwifruit growers. The Orchardist: Apr 2007.

Ultra high Hayward kiwifruit production. Toye, J. NZ Kiwifruit Journal: Oct 2006.

Gearing up 'Hort 16A' returns Max, S. NZ Kiwifruit Journal: Jan/Feb 2008.

Increasing dry matter. Toye, J. NZ Kiwifruit Journal: Nov/Dec 2005.

Pushing the boundaries with innovative growers. HortResearch. NZ Kiwifruit Journal: May 2007.

Scientific Publications

Cicada control for sustainable production. HortResearch Client Report: Apr 2008.

Use of light reflective mulch to affect yield and fruit quality. Acta Horticultrae: 2003, Vol 610.

Options for reducing the number of chorus cicada, amphipsalta zelandica (Biosduval), in kiwifruit orchards. Logan D., Maher B. New Zealand Plant Protection Society: 2009, pp 268-273.

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Extenday reflective groundcover trial - kiwifruit 1997/2000.


Mandarins

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Extenday reflective groundcover trial - satsuma mandarins 1999/2000.

The use of DayLink protective netting for the prevention of pollination in citrus, and the effects of DayColor and DayWhite reflective groundcovers on fruit quality and yield on citrus. Jackman, R. Extenday technical report, 2010.

Extenday Brochures

Satsuma mandarins. Extenday trial brochure.

Seedless Clementine mandarins. Extenday trial brochure.

Mandarins. Extenday trial brochure.


Nectarines

Scientific Publications

Alternative strategies to control New Zealand flower thrips on nectarines. McLaren G., Fraser J. New Zealand Plant protection: 2001, Vol 54 pp 10-14.

Etude des effects agronomiques et de la rentabilite potentielle des baches reflechissantes en vergers de pechers. Dansin A. Thesis: 2006.

Innovative light management to improve production sustainability, overall quality, and the phenolics composition of nectarine (Prunus persica cv Stark Red Gold). Andreotti C., Ravaglia D., Costa G. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology ISAFRUIT Special issue pp 145-149.

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Evaluation of DayBright in Red Roy nectarines. Mitchell L. Agrisearch Services Report to Extenday: 2006, 10 pages.

Evaluation of yield and maturity of nectarines and peaches in orchards treated with Extenday reflective cloth. Tancred S. Serve-Ag Report to Extenday: 2004, 33 pages.

Evaluation of yield and maturity of nectarines in orchards treated with Extenday and DayBright reflective cloth. Tancred S. Serve-Ag Report to Extenday: 2005, 31 pages.

Extenday Brochures

Red Roy nectarines. Extenday trial brochure.


Olives

Extenday Field Trial Documents

The effect of using Extenday reflective groundcover fabrics with Arbequina olives during fruit growth and development. Jackman, R. Extenday technical report, 2010.

Extenday Brochures

Olives. Extenday trial brochure.


Peaches

Magazine Articles

Crisp Fleshed Peaches: How to maximize fruit quality for the consumer. The Orchardist: Dec 2004.

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Using DayWhite with peaches: the impact of a mid summer application DayWhite on the production and quality of a late maturing O'Henry peach orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #8.

Extenday Brochures

O'Henry peaches. Extenday trial brochure.


Pears

Scientific Publications

Effect of reflective fabric on yield of mature 'd' Anjou' pear trees. Einhorn T., Turner J., Laraway D. HortScience: 2012, Vol 47 (11) pp 1580-1585.

Extenday Field Trial Documents

Using DayWhite with pears: the impact of application timing on the production and quality of a mature low density dAnjou orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #7.

Using DayWhite with Bartlett pears: the impact of a flowering to harvest application of DayWhite on the production and quality of fruit in a maturing v trellis Bartlett orchard. Extenday technical bulletin #10.

Extenday Brochures

Anjou pears. Extenday trial brochure.

Hedgerow Bartlett pears. Extenday trial brochure.


Persimmon

Scientific Publications

Harvesting light in persimmon and kiwifruit orchards with reflective groundcovers. Acta Horticultrae: 2000, Vol 546.


Pistachios

Scientific Publications

A Study on Application of Reflective Mulch in Pistachio Production. Zhang J. and Pistachio Growers Association Inc. of Australia


Plums

Magazine Articles

Prover med Extenday reflekterande duk under frukttre. Vangdal E., Hjeltnes S. Planteforsk Ullensvang forskingssenter og Planteforsk Njos.

Reflective mulch (Extenday) in Plum orchards (Prunus domestica L) - preliminary results. Vangdal E., Meland M., Hjeltnes S. Planteforsk Ullensvang forskingssenter og Planteforsk Njos.


Pomegranates

Extenday Brochures

Pomegranates. Extenday trial brochure.


Strawberries

Scientific Publications

Effects of cultivar, fruit number and reflected photosynthetically active radiation on Franaria x ananassa productivity and fruit ellagic acid and ascorbic acid concentrations. Atkinson C., Dodds P., Ford Y., Le Meiere J., Taylor J., Blake P., Paul N. Annals of Botany: 2006, Vol 96 pp 429-441.

Influence of fertilization, mulch color, early forcing, fruit order, planting date, shading, growing environment, and genotype on the contents of selected phenolics in strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) fruits. Anttonen M., Hoppula K., Nestby R., Verheul M., Karjalainen R. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry: 2008, Vol 54 (7) pp 2614-2620.


Wine grapes

Magazine Articles

Light enhancement leads to a better wine. Fruitfed Facts: 2002, Vol 24.

Scientific Publications

Factors affecting the predisposition of 'Cabernet Sauvignon' grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.) to the physiological disorder, bunch stem necrosis. Pickering A. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Physiology thesis from Massey University, NZ: 2006.

Reflective mulch effects on the grapevine environment, Pinot noir vine performance, and juice and wine characteristics. Ross O. Master of Applied Science thesis from the Lincoln University, NZ: 2010.

Extenday Brochures

Wine Grapes. Extenday trial brochure.

Pinot Noir. Extenday trial brochure.


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