Scientists work on paper-wasp lure

By |July 15th, 2014|

Though often confused with yellowjackets, paper wasps do not respond to the same bait.

Fourth cherry residue test results are available

By |July 14th, 2014|

For the fourth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission has conducted a trial to provide the Northwest [...]

How to grow Cosmic Crisp

By |July 14th, 2014|

WA 38 is grower friendly and should present minimal harvesting, storage, or packing problems.

Summing up a career

By |July 10th, 2014|

Dr. Scott Johnson worked for 31 years as an extension specialist for the University of California, Davis. He was [...]

Trees in a sandbox

By |July 9th, 2014|

Peach growing practices transformed by solid California research

Peaches inhibit breast cancer

By |June 30th, 2014|

Scientists found that consumption of peach polyphenolics slowed tumor growth.

Nurseries fund East Malling research

By |June 18th, 2014|

INN will provide funding for rootstock development.

Consumers rate Cosmic Crisp (WA 38)

By |June 18th, 2014|

After the apples had been stored for several months, consumers preferred the taste and texture of WA 38 over Honeycrisp.

Good, better, best? The quest for better apple rootstocks

By |June 18th, 2014|

There is likely not a “best” apple rootstock, though the replant-tolerant Geneva rootstocks (G.41, G.214, G.935, G.210, G.30, G.890) [...]

Breeding becomes more efficient

By |June 9th, 2014|

Genetic markers are available for predicting many fruit traits, but nothing can replace the human palate.