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 > > -- > Maurice Tougas > Tougas Family Farm > Northborough,MA 01532 > 508-450-0844 > > > -- > Maurice Tougas > Tougas Family Farm > Northborough,MA 01532 > 508-450-0844 > > _______________________________________________ > apple-crop mailing list > email@example.com > http://virtualorchard.net/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop > > -- JMCEXTMAN Jon Clements cleme...@umext.umass.edu aka 'Mr Liberty' aka 'Mr Honeycrisp' IM mrhoneycrisp 413.478.7219 _______________________________________________ apple-crop mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://virtualorchard.net/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop