April 15th 2011 Issue

Newer herbicides join the arsenal

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Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there [...]

Who’s eating codling moth?

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This article is part of a series on the multistate project “Enhancing Biological Control in Western Orchards.”

How big a [...]

Fumigant regulations keep coming

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Soil fumigation, like this broadcast application, now requires that fumigation management plans be developed to include a long list [...]

Prevent transplant shock

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With any plant, including fruit trees, water must move from the soil through the roots to the tree above [...]

Read the label

By |April 15th, 2011|

Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.

Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label [...]

Preparing for glyphosate resistance

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Rick Boydston is part of team working to educate orchardists and vineyardists how to prevent and manage [...]

Balancing nitrogen in grapes and wine

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Catherine Jones, middle, puts Merlot grapes through a destemmer under the watchful eye of her advisor Joan Davenport.

For both [...]

Geneva rootstocks in production

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Nurseries across the country are propagating several Geneva rootstocks. A million G.11 rootstocks should be available by [...]

Last Bite: Gala breeder put flavor first

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Gale Gala is a sport of Royal Gala discovered by Wally Gale in Wenatchee, Washington, and patented in 1997. [...]

Wide scope for rootstock research

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International Fruit Tree Association members tour a research plot at Wapato, Washington, where a wide range of apple rootstocks [...]