The lure of a better fly trap

By |May 28th, 2014|

USDA researchers identified specific volatiles that attract spotted wing drosophila.

Corr: California growers criticize University of California

By |May 27th, 2014|

One of the great strengths of the American food industry is the strong partnerships between universities and grower groups. [...]

Season-long mildew control?

By |May 23rd, 2014|

A build-up of spores after harvest can increase disease pressure the next year.

Sweet cherry health connection

By |May 20th, 2014|

Health research is a priority for the Northwest Cherry Growers.

New pest has racing stripes

By |May 20th, 2014|

The African fig fly, a relative of the spotted wing drosophila, is bigger and more competitive.

New grape virus in Washington

By |May 14th, 2014|

Don’t assume that red leaves mean grapevine leafroll virus — they could be symptoms of a new disease.

Thinning apples with more confidence

By |May 14th, 2014|

Apple thinning gets more predictable as scientists gain understanding.

Four decades of tree fruit discovery

By |May 2nd, 2014|

The last 40 years have been fruitful generators of solid fruit tree knowledge.

Nematode management strategies

By |May 1st, 2014|

Preplant soil fumigation has long been an effective way to control nematodes, but fumigation in the future may be [...]

Is fresh best?

By |May 1st, 2014|

Study shows processed fruits and vegetables can be a good option.