Precision pollination

By |March 18th, 2015|

Mechanical pollination could end use of chemicals or hand labor for thinning.

Cool, wet soils trigger chlorosis

By |March 10th, 2015|

Avoid early spring irrigation to avoid chlorosis problems in Concord vineyards.

Living with spotted wing drosophila

By |March 1st, 2015|

Five years later, what have we learned?

WSU will add to tree fruit faculty

By |February 27th, 2015|

Washington Stat

e University plans to hire several new faculty over the next couple of years to work specifically on [...]

SWD research continues

By |February 25th, 2015|

Great progress has been made in the last five years in learning about spotted wing drosophila, but much more [...]

Getting the most out of CougarBlight

By |February 17th, 2015|

Model helps assess and forecast fire blight risk.

Quality trees: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Italian nursery GRIBA developed a quality grading scale, and prices trees accordingly.

Concrete support: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Across South Tyrol, growers use posts made of concrete, rather than wood.

Fruiting wall concept expands: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Alberto Dorigoni is considering shorter trees grown somewhat like vines.

Taking yields to the limit

By |February 5th, 2015|

New Zealand scientists have planted a prototype ‘super orchard’ they hope will produce around 170 apple bins per acre.