April 1st 2010 Issue

Fruit from the Prairie

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The five members of the Romance series of sour cherries, released in 2003, surround Carmine Jewel, which was released [...]

Ontario faces challenges to plum pox virus eradication

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Symptoms of plum pox virus include chlorotic (yellow) rings on the leaf surface or chlorotic blotches and vein clearing.

A [...]

Apples from the prairie

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Autumn Delight (right photo) and Misty Rose.

Three apple cultivars released by the University of Saskatchewan fruit breeding program are [...]

It just got out of hand

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Phil Brown Welding officially started business in 1964, after some years as an unofficial provider of specialized fruit industry [...]

Australia testing two new pears

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Garry Langford says testers will be licensed to grow trees for five years to produce enough pears for sampling.

Two [...]

Retrofitting an apple packing line

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A Yakima, Washington, grower-packer operation wanted to upgrade its optical sorting capability but didn’t want to make expensive changes [...]

Irrigation options

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Plantings at Yakima Valley Orchards are irrigated with drip. Travis Allan checks on a Honeycrisp block planted in 2007 [...]

Classified Ads

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WILSON IS THE LEADER in custom bird netting programs for all types of crops. Full line of [...]

Grove to Receive Extension Award

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Dr. Gary Grove, Washington State University plant pathologist, will receive the American Phytopathological Society’s Excellence in Extension Award during [...]

The lowdown on drip

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Drip irrigation systems are designed to deliver water precisely and uniformly to the crop roots and often results in [...]