Diamond and Gem

By |August 28th, 2014|

Diamond Fruit sees great potential in new variety.

Piqa Boo licensed in Australia

By |July 28th, 2014|

Prevar Limited assigned a licenses to produce and sell the new Piqa Boo pear in Australia.

How to grow Cosmic Crisp

By |July 14th, 2014|

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

New peach textures

By |July 11th, 2014|

Future breeders have the tools to make ideal peaches.

Nurseries struggle to meet demand

By |June 18th, 2014|

Growers are spending their profits on updating orchards.

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) [...]

High demand for trees

By |June 17th, 2014|

There seems to be no letup in growers’ desire to plant more apple trees.

Breeding becomes more efficient

By |June 9th, 2014|

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