November 2011 Issue

Define bloom consistently

By |November 1st, 2011|

Left: With a bloom time of only one or two days, this Chardonnay cluster in New York [...]

South Carolina peach breeder wants better peaches, faster

By |November 1st, 2011|

Ksenija Gasic heads Clemson University’s peach-breeding program, which was recently revived after a 25-year hiatus.
Richard Lehnert

One of the [...]

Fresh cherry harvester

By |November 1st, 2011|

Picker Technologies, a Washington-based developer of automated equipment, is working on a mechanical harvesting solution for fresh ­cherries.

Sweet cherries [...]

B.C.’s strategic plan stymied

By |November 1st, 2011|

When the British Columbia Fruit Growers’ Association launched its strategic plan four years ago, the priorities were to develop [...]