June 2008 Issue

B.C. battles apple borer

By |June 1st, 2008|

From top to bottom: Adult apple clearwing moth on daisy; apple clearwing moth larva in bark chip; apple clearwing [...]

Cherry consumption grows

By |June 1st, 2008|

Fresh cherries continue to create excitement in produce departments. Consumption of fresh cherries in the United States has increased [...]

Late irrigation is good for grapes

By |June 1st, 2008|

Shriveling grape berries on severely water-stressed vines mysteriously begin expanding again at veraison, even while the leaves [...]

Commit to cool

By |June 1st, 2008|

Derk VanKonynenburg, center, shares cooling details. Evaporative cooling can help improve fruit quality, reduce tree [...]

Food-safety scrutiny

By |June 1st, 2008|

Deciduous tree fruits are not considered high-risk commodities when it comes to food safety, but shippers in the Pacific [...]

Good stuff

By |June 1st, 2008|

Light Sensor Meter Spectrum Technologies, Inc., has introduced a Field Scout External Light Sensor Meter, for measuring ultraviolet [...]

Puffers save labor

By |June 1st, 2008|

Pheromone-dispensing puffers, around for a decade, have an extensive reach in California where they are used for mating disruption [...]

Quick Bites

By |June 1st, 2008|

Prevar Releases Apple Variety Prevar Ltd., a company that commercializes new apple and pear varieties from the HortResearch [...]

Be prepared

By |June 1st, 2008|

Food-safety incidents, like fires, are never planned or expected. But being prepared could mean the difference between containing an [...]

Good to go

By |June 1st, 2008|

Training for a Recall The United Fresh Research and Education Foundation is accepting registrations for a course entitled [...]