December 2009 Issue

Research viewpoint

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Soft fruit breeder Ralph Scorza and colleagues developed this pitless plum.

Continuing budget constraints at U.S. universities will result in [...]

Video touts fruit industry jobs

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Jobs in the tree fruit industry aren’t limited to the obvious ones of picking or packing fruit. That’s the [...]

Cover crops and pest control

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Does attracting natural enemies to an orchard by planting a cover crop translate to better biological control of pests [...]

Field sorting could bring a bonus

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The recently planted WSU research orchard will allow study of planting designs for the future.

One of the new technologies [...]