Aiming to be at the forefront of new developments in citrus production related science and technology First Fruits Consulting provides the following Technical Services to optimize yield and quality. To request a quotation please contact us.
Weekly fruit measurements are taken by trained technicians on a grid basis laid out without bias for an accurate representation of crop load and fruit size. Fruit size is reported periodically (frequency as per client requirement) throughout the season per orchard. Data can be presented in the following formats:
- Weekly average on a fruit growth curve where actual fruit growth is plotted against an ideal curve.
- Pie-charts that indicate expected final fruit size distribution,
- Fruit size and density maps using GIS software, showing variations in crop load and fruit size throughout the orchard.
FFC can supply corrective recommendations related to thinning of fruit, nutrition and irrigation in response to sub-optimal fruit growth rates.
- Setup of grid with geo-referenced data (tree) points R435.00 /hour
- Fruit measurements with basic data analysis
- R85.00 – R155,00 per Ha per event – dependent on orchard size (set data type)
- Fruit measurements with basic and GIS data analysis
- R145.00 – R260.00 per Ha per event – dependent on orchard size and data type requested
- Data processing only (you measure):
- R40.00 – R55.00 per Ha per event – dependent on orchard size (set data type)
- Data processing only (you measure)
- R90.00 – R155.00 per Ha per event – dependent on orchard size & data type requested
- 0-50 ha, per ha, minimum R 2500.00 – R 150.00 /ha
- 51-80ha – R 135.00 /ha
- 81-150ha – R 127.50 /ha
- 151-300ha – R 122.00 /ha
- 300-500ha – R 117.00 /ha
- >500ha – R 112.00 /ha
- 0-50 ha, per ha, minimum R 2250.00 – R 125.00 /ha
- 51-80ha – R 120.00 /ha
- 81-150ha – R 115.00 /ha
- >151ha – R 110.00 /ha
- R196,02 /orchard
- R211,22 /orchard
- >100ha – R 55.00/ha
- <100ha – R 110.00/orchard
- >100ha – R 65.00/ha
- <100ha – R 121.00/orchard
Please note: Prices are only an indication and are subject to change without prior notice. Prices do not include travel and accommodation. Prices exclude VAT.