April 1st 2011 Issue

ARM studied in cherries

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In the cherry orchards of northwest Michigan around Traverse City, growers use a mixture of methods to control their [...]

Clean plant center has new manager

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James Susaimuthu inspects plant material in the Fruit Tree Clean Plant Center’s greenhouse.

One of the goals of Dr. James [...]

Growth regulator for nurseries

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A growth regulator called Tiberon (cyclanalide) is available to stimulate branching of fruit trees, but it is only registered [...]

Irrigating apples in the Northeast

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Sap flow gauges were used to measure the flow of water through the trunk of a tree.

Researchers working in [...]

Does ARM still work in modern orchards?

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Penn State entomologist Dr. Larry Hull has spent much of his 35-plus-year career perfecting and advocating a technique called [...]

How to manage scab and mildew

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Powdery mildew appears as superficial, white powdery growth on leaves and shoots that results in the stunting and distortion [...]