April 1st 2011 Issue

Grower perspectives on grape irrigation

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This grape shoot shows a vine actively growing as the tendrils are further out than the shoot tips and appear

Manager ready to tackle real problems

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Dr. James Susaimuthu, program manager of the Fruit Tree Clean Plant Center at Prosser, Washington, attended ­­college in India before

When do grapevines need irrigation?

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Markus Keller says that regulated deficit irrigation can be beneficial for most red wine grape varieties, but timing of stress

Biennial bearing

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Developing seeds inside apples send strong signals to apple shoots telling them not to set flower buds for the next

Thinning for larger fruit

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One way to get consistent crops of large, high quality apples is to hand thin to size. So if you

ARM studied in cherries

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In the cherry orchards of northwest Michigan around Traverse City, growers use a mixture of methods to control their archenemies:

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