Moderate temperatures and adequate sunlight are resulting in slight carbohydrate deficits according to the MaluSim model.
This means that chemical thinners applied today through the first part of next week should cause an “average” response. Warmer temperatures are forecast for the middle of next week, which should result in greater carbohydrate deficits. I will run another simulation for Central Virginia, as well as the first Winchester run on Monday.
Central Virginia MaluSim for 1 May 2015: