June 2013 Issue

Table grapes part of Arkansas breeding program

By |June 1st, 2013|

This is Joy, in a photo from Idaho, where fruit breeder Esmaeil Fallahi included John Clark’s table grapes in [...]

Apple variety network

By |June 1st, 2013|

Variety and cultivar selection is the largest economic decision a grower can make when establishing a new high-density orchard [...]

Peaches from Arkansas

By |June 1st, 2013|

Arkansas plant breeder John Clark.
Photos courtesy of John Clark, University of Arkansas

New nectarine varieties and a peach variety [...]

B.C. growers hope for compensation

By |June 1st, 2013|

A review of the Columbia River Treaty, which the United States and Canada entered in 1964, has British Columbia [...]

Promising WSU cherry selections

By |June 1st, 2013|

One selection showing promise in Washington State University’s cherry breeding program is an early variety that has better fruit [...]

Surround might deter stinkbugs

By |June 1st, 2013|

The brown marmorated stinkbug is a challenge to control for any fruit grower, and organic growers have the fewest [...]

Smart cherry breeding

By |June 1st, 2013|

Breeder Nnadozie Oraguzie stands in a Phase 1 block planted in 2011 and 2012. He’ll begin collecting fruiting data [...]

Summerland’s focus switches

By |June 1st, 2013|

Summerland cherry breeder Dr. Cheryl Hampson’s objective is to develop cherries that are large, firm, and sweet, have good [...]

Stellar lineage

By |June 1st, 2013|

The Pacific Northwest cherry industry is seeing the effects of a shift to self-fertile varieties in the form of [...]