April 1st 2006 Issue

Asian lady beetle taints wine

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The multicolored Asian lady beetle (Harmonia axyridis) is a voracious predator, feeding on aphids as well as other pests. [...]

Computer on-line service connects vineyardists

By |April 1st, 2006|

An on-line service that’s helping Oregon vineyardists and winemakers share information to help each other produce the highest quality [...]

Wine industry works to build research funding

By |April 1st, 2006|

There are plenty of shortcomings when examining research and development for the nation’s wine and grape industry-funding cutbacks, a [...]

Old technology is new in Washington State

By |April 1st, 2006|

A sorting device that can be attached to mechanical grape harvesters is finding renewed interest in the juice grape [...]

Ontario vineyards fight cold with technology

By |April 1st, 2006|

Wind machines are one option growers in the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada, are pursuing as they seek to [...]

Research: New packaging developed for ripe Bartletts

By |April 1st, 2006|

A newly developed suspended tray package (Hammock pack) is capable of protecting ripe Bartlett pears from transport vibration damage. [...]

California cherry acreage expands, despite constraints

By |April 1st, 2006|

Cherry plantings are likely to increase in southern California as production increases to meet demand. The state [...]

Lessons in research from Australia

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It’s no coincidence that Australia’s wine production and exports have skyrocketed in the last ten years. The accomplishment is [...]

Wooing the global customer

By |April 1st, 2006|

The formula for success in an ever-expanding global sweet cherry market is easy to define: deliver to the consumer, [...]

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    Another tool to manage codling moth: ULV ground pheromone sprays

Another tool to manage codling moth: ULV ground pheromone sprays

By |April 1st, 2006|

Growers have been clear and consistent. They want easy, inexpensive, and effective approaches to manage their most egregious of [...]