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WSU’s WA 2 apple will be re-launched and marketed as Sunrise Magic.

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Washington State University’s WA 2 apple will be marketed as Sunrise Magic, the university announced today.

This a re-launch of the apple, this time in partnership with Proprietary Variety Management. The goal is to give

a more effective push to the variety, using consumer research and other techniques. The variety is a cross between Splendor and Gala.

WSU released WA 2 in 2011 without

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