April 15th 2008 Issue

Vineyard preserves diversity

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Le Vieux Pin winery at Oliver, British Columbia, Canada, has retained some of its apricot, apple, and [...]

New herbicide option for cherries

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Russian thistle, also known as the ubiquitous tumbleweed. A new herbicide called Matrix (rimsulfuron) will [...]

Good Stuff

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Sweet but lethalSucraShield, a new pesticide made from natural sugars and food-grade fatty acids, is labeled for control of [...]

Death by fireblight

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In what could be the only Golden Delicious planting in California, Dr. R. Scott Johnson said that the real [...]

Managing the orchard floor

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These Regina on Gisela 6 rootstock cherry trees, grown under a bark mulch, are part of an [...]

Good question

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A weak U.S. dollar means different things to different people and countries. When measured [...]

Year-round planting a plus

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Each cup holds 25 plants, with 300 plants on a tray. The tiny plants live in the [...]

Searching for resistance to nematodes

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Resistant rootstock may be the only real answer in replant situations.

Fertilizer suppliers and users

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The world’s largest fertilizer users are the United States, China, India, Russia, and Brazil, according to The Fertilizer Institute. [...]

Cherries on the cutting edge

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The Zee Stem, a cherry interstem on top of Mazzard rootstock, allows a wider range of rootstocks [...]