MRCC Vegetation Impact Program


Specialty Crop Information

The Specialty Crop Information section of VIP is meant as a general source of information pertaining to climate impacts on various types of vegetation.  VIP users are welcome to submit anything they wish to help better communicate these interactions. Please send information to

(+/-)  Chilling Hour requirements by type of fruit

(+/-)  Critical Temperatures for fruit flower buds

(+/-)  Lower Development thresholds for crops

(+/-)  Potential impacts of extreme cold on fruit crops