Invert sugar content of syrup determines how well the syrup will crystalize when making value-added products. This article explains how to conduct that test.
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Notes from a group discussion of maple extension specialists.
This article reports on experiments to determine the usefulness of ozone as a method of reducing the microbial levels in maple sap.
The purpose of this article is to shed some light on important and often observed differences between Sugar Maple and Black Maple, and to discuss the comparative sweetness of their sap.
In fairness to both sap producers and sap purchasers, the price of maple sap should be directly related to the price of maple syrup. This chart helps calcuate that value.
Maple producers and rural landowners throughout the maple syrup producing regions of the Northeast have expressed interest in acquiring improved sugar maple seedings for future sap production. A sugar maple tree improvement program for high sap concentration began in the 1960s under the direction of the USDA Forest Service.
Report on the microbial load of sap collected through plastic tubing systems.
Can fertilization of sugar maple stands lead to increased diameter growth, better crown conditions, and/or added sugar production? The effectiveness of fertilization depends in large part on soil nutrition.
In the spring of 1998, a research project was initiated to develop alternative methods for maple produces using plastic tubing systems. Although the results are only preliminary, the development of alternative sanitation methods that may reduce reliance on chlorine is looking very promising.