March 15th 2008 Issue

Beyond Bordeaux

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France’s Bordeaux wine region is home to some of the earliest made wine and some of the [...]

Open releases are slow to pay back

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Dr. David Bedford, apple breeder at the University of Minnesota, makes crosses for the breeding program. It [...]

Solutions lie in research

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The tree fruit industry is at a ­tipping point as leaders try to re-engineer it to address the challenges [...]

Honeycrisp patents

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The U.S. patent on the Honeycrisp apple expires in November of this year, which means that no royalties will [...]

More dwarfing cherry rootstocks

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Lapins cherry grown on the Russian rootstock Krymsk 5. Cherry growers in The Dalles, Oregon, [...]

A global view of varieties

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Lynnell Brandt is involved in the international introduction of new tree fruit varieties. New apple [...]

Basic bee biology

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An understanding of basic honeybee biology can help orchardists make the best use of [...]

Extending the cherry season

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Kiona (PC 8007-2) was recently released by Washington State University. It matures a little before Tieton. [...]

Good Point

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Pacific Northwest apple pollination is inextricably linked with California almond pollination. Virtually every commercial beekeeper that supplies bees to [...]

Winners and losers

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For apple growers who are hoping that new varieties will be the key to staying profitable in the future, [...]