Bonjour, I see the publication is available in French at
http://www.amazon.fr/Pommier-mur-fruitier-Collectif/dp/2879111838.
What is the publication date? To what extent has "le mur fruitier"
been adopted in French commercial production?

Merci beaucoup!

Jon

2011/4/1 Jourdain Jean-Marc <jourd...@ctifl.fr>:
> Hi Maurice
>
> To my knowledge there is no translation of the book. Since the concept was
> created in our orchards here in Lanxade Centre (near Bergerac South West of
> France), I shall be able to answer all questions.
>
> The first rows of this training system were planted in 1995 for better
> access to fruit, since we were hosting a robotic harvester program at that
> time. Then the robotic program fell down, too much cost, too poor yield,
> then we decided to go on with the orchard.
>
> Jean Marc Jourdain
> Ctifl
> Centre manager
> Jourdain(at)Ctifl.fr
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: maurice tougas <appleman.maur...@gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 7:24 AM
> Subject: "Pommier, Le Mur Fruiter"
> To: Andre Tougas <tougasf...@gmail.com>
>
>
> Croppers,
>
>
>
> Does anyone know of a translated version of "Pommier, le Mur fruitier"?
>
>
>
> I am intrigued by the concept of this system after having traveled to
> Belgium last week scouting visits for the IFTA study tour this summer. We
> saw example of orchards trated with this system, and will be visiting them
> in July. The above publication appears to be the best coverage of the system
> I've seen.
>
>
>
> Alas, mon papa is no longer with me to help me with this.
>
>
>
> Maurice Tougas
>
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> Northborough,MA 01532
> 508-450-0844
>
>
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> Tougas Family Farm
> Northborough,MA 01532
> 508-450-0844
>
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