July 2010 Issue

In The Box

By |July 1st, 2010|

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As a long-time subscriber to the Good Fruit Grower, I continue to be disappointed by the irrigation issue every year.

Pox-resistant plum registered

By |July 1st, 2010|

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The HoneySweet plum is sweet and flavorful and highly resistant to the plum pox virus.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has

New apples for New York

By |July 1st, 2010|

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Dr. Susan Brown began breeding the new releases in 1996 and screened thousands of seedlings in the search.

Right from the

Exclusively New York

By |July 1st, 2010|

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A row of New York 1 apples nears maturity.

Cornell University  has had an apple breeding program for about 110 years,

New York growers join the club

By |July 1st, 2010|

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New York 1 is a Honeycrisp offspring without many of its flaws, and New York growers indicate they want to

NEW APPLE is first of many

By |July 1st, 2010|

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About 130 Washington growers are evaluating WSU’s first apple, WA 2, in their orchards.

Soon, Washington State growers are going to

Antibiotic on organic sunset list

By |July 1st, 2010|

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Organic tree fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest are concerned that the National Organic Standards Board might drop its approval

Apple growers need good niche apples

By |July 1st, 2010|

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Nothing adds spice to a horticulture meeting like a discussion of new, upcoming, promising apple varieties.

Some growers—those depending on commercial

A grower reaches out to consumers

By |July 1st, 2010|

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Rosa Lynn is a chance seedling discovered on Washington’s Royal Slope. The fruit stores well.

If you discover an exciting new

Avoid hazards when choosing cherries to plant

By |July 1st, 2010|

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Early Robin has the potential of meeting the demand for an early harvest Rainier-type cherry.

Twenty years ago, fresh cherry producers

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