Know your enemy: Little cherry disease (VIDEO)

By |February 18th, 2014|

Different causal agents are involved in little cherry disease.

Cherry diseases require action

By |February 18th, 2014|

The appearance of little cherry diseases calls for aggressive action, says Dr. Ken Eastwell, plant pathologist for Washington State [...]

Fighting fireblight through acquired resistance

By |February 18th, 2014|

A new product can enhance fireblight control by stimulating the tree’s defenses.

The plant doctor

By |February 18th, 2014|

Plant diagnostic clinic is a resource for growers.

Brown rot surprises cherry growers

By |February 18th, 2014|

Tart cherry growers need to watch out for European brown rot as bloom arrives.

Preventing storage rots

By |February 18th, 2014|

What you find at packing time started in orchards at harvest.

Pear research never ending

By |February 18th, 2014|

Oregon State University researcher is retiring in May after studying pear diseases for more than 35 years.

Medford’s pear industry rebounds

By |January 21st, 2014|

Good Fruit Grower visited Medford to see how the region has adjusted to industry changes. The news is good.

Too hot to handle

By |January 21st, 2014|

Pyrethroid barrier trunk sprays have proven effective against cutworms in Washington State, but for growers who want to avoid [...]

Alternatives for disease control

By |January 13th, 2014|

Chitosan not only reduces decay but induces resistance in the plant.