April 15th 2011 Issue

Tree safety is key issue with herbicides

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Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and when.

Newer herbicides join the arsenal

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Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there are

Who’s eating codling moth?

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This article is part of a series on the multistate project “Enhancing Biological Control in Western Orchards.”

How big a role

Prevent transplant shock

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With any plant, including fruit trees, water must move from the soil through the roots to the tree above the

Preparing for glyphosate resistance

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Rick Boydston is part of team working to educate orchardists and vineyardists how to prevent and manage glyphosate-resistant

Geneva rootstocks in production

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Nurseries across the country are propagating several Geneva rootstocks. A million G.11 rootstocks should be available by 2013.

Fumigant regulations keep coming

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Soil fumigation, like this broadcast application, now requires that fumigation management plans be developed to include a long list of

Read the label

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Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.

Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label lately?

Today’s

Balancing nitrogen in grapes and wine

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Catherine Jones, middle, puts Merlot grapes through a destemmer under the watchful eye of her advisor Joan Davenport.

For both grape

Last Bite: Gala breeder put flavor first

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Gale Gala is a sport of Royal Gala discovered by Wally Gale in Wenatchee, Washington, and patented in 1997. Inset:

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