February 15th 2013 Issue

B.C. co-op seeks higher returns

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Fruit growers in British Columbia, Canada, centered in the Okanagan Valley but with sizeable operations in the Similkameen and [...]

A replacement for Tiberon

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Nurseries working to provide apple growers with the well-branched, “feathered” trees they want to plant can use the chemical [...]

B.C. cooperative plans upgrades

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Unrealistic expectations of sale value contributed to delays in the disposal of surplus properties held by the Okanagan Tree [...]

Fireblight-resistant apple

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Ladina, a new high-quality apple variety with low susceptibility to fireblight and mildew, has been developed by a Swiss [...]

Turning on a plant’s defenses

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New technology is coming to the apple and pear industry to help control fireblight. Actigard is a systemic compound [...]