February 15th 2013 Issue

Vigor control and promotion of fruiting of pear trees

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Considerable time is required to recoup the increased establishment costs that accompany higher density plantings given the precocity challenges [...]

Top 5 points when installing irrigation

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More and more, fruit growers—even in wet climates—are installing irrigation systems at planting time. While growers in Washington State, [...]

Fireblight, antibiotics, and the NOSB

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Antibiotics have long been key disease control materials for fireblight, one of the few uses of antibiotics in plant [...]

Good Stuff

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Hydroponic irrigation
New technology combining hydroponics and drip irrigation is being used to grow fruit trees, offering benefits to [...]

Saving water in early peaches

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Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, looking for ways that growers can save water without affecting fruit quality [...]