May 15th 2010 Issue

Moth poses little risk in Taiwan

By |May 15th, 2010|

Dr. Lisa Neven is studying the survival of codling moth larvae in tropical conditions.

There is little risk of codling [...]

Keeping cherry growing profitable

By |May 15th, 2010|

A “dream team” of cherry researchers from across the nation is working on a project designed to help assure [...]

Protect trees from weeds and pests

By |May 15th, 2010|

Control weeds while they’re small and easy to kill, so they don’t compete with the young trees.

In a new [...]

Clonal research takes years and money

By |May 15th, 2010|

UC staff member Jorge Osorio Aguilar weighs grapes from a Syrah clonal selection under test for San Joaquin Valley [...]

Cherries still top summer produce item

By |May 15th, 2010|

Market research conducted during the 2009 season on behalf of the Northwest Cherry Growers shows that cherries maintain the [...]

Cigar box labels preceded fruit box labels

By |May 15th, 2010|

In the late 1800s, cigar labels were embossed and gilded with gold leaf or bronzing.

The rationale for eye-catching, well-designed [...]

Exploring tunnels

By |May 15th, 2010|

To best use valuable space, Greg Lang planted rows close and trained trees tall and narrow into a fruiting [...]

Grape clones: Learn by doing

By |May 15th, 2010|

Without published research on which grape clones are best suited to Washington State conditions, growers must rely on the [...]

Benefits of tunnels

By |May 15th, 2010|

Greg Lang explains how he removes buds in order to develop a whorl of limbs around the tree axis.

High [...]

Wanted: Endangered apples

By |May 15th, 2010|

Walking through the Maine Heritage Orchard in Unity, Maine, is like walking through a Noah’s Ark for apples. The [...]