December 2011 Issue

Reflective cover has marketing benefits

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Matt Whiting (right) discusses results of his research with the reflective material Extenday with Oregon State University Extension

U.K. growers try to lower residues

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Jerry Cross is in charge of entomology and plant pathology at East Malling Research, where trials to minimize residues on

Spraying with sprinklers

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On a cold rainy day with apple scab threatening, wouldn’t it be nice to push a button labeled “Fungicide” and

Research station has organic orchard

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Joe Nicholson of New York with a Rubinola tree that shows symptoms of sulfur intolerance.
Geraldine Warner

Britain has only about a

Pest help at your fingertips

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Andy Kahn can use his iPhone to access WSU’s Decision Aid System, which automatically uploads weather data from the AgWeatherNet

Doubleday has broad interests

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Oliver Doubleday tosses a Gala apple in the air as he explains that U.K. supermarkets don’t want large fruit.
Geraldine Warner

Dr.

Good Point–Where has the roadmap led us?

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Was the Tree Fruit Technology Roadmap a success or failure?

Around ten years ago, this novel research initiative boldly declared that

Vineland launches an apple breeding program

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Daryl Somers

A new apple breeding program was born this year, on the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario, Canada.

While operation of the

$60-million boost

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A mechanical harvester is part of a major research project relating to production and marketing of stem-free sweet cherries.

More than

Jones of Washington

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Jack, left, and Greg Jones moved the Jones of Washington winery from Quincy to the J & S Crushing facility

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