September 2010 Issue

Good Job

By |September 1st, 2010|

Scharlau joins grape board
Vicky Scharlau, executive director of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, has been elected [...]

Pear breeding moves toward better varieties

By |September 1st, 2010|

Richard Bell works to develop better pears with the flavor of Bartlett and resistance to fireblight and pear psylla, [...]

Reflective fabric = more pears

By |September 1st, 2010|

Researchers are finding that a reflective mulch in the rows of a mature pear orchard can significantly increase yields [...]