SOME COMPLEXITIES OF APRICOT CULTURE IN MICHIGAN1)
Many of the stone fruits (Prunus sp.) such as peaches, cherries and plums are commercially grown in Michigan, indicating that certain climatic areas in the state might be favourable for apricots. In fact, single apricot trees of over 50 years in age can be found in certain locations of the state. However, in orchard tests tree loss is often too high, indicating that certain problems do exist.