June 2011 Issue

Honeycrisp challenges club concept

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The name SweeTango captures the apple’s sweet, tangy taste.
COURTESY SALLY & WILFRID MENNELL

Honeycrisp has set the standard for new varieties

Varieties that are changing the peach industry

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The New Jersey Peach Festival has been held in July for the past 25 years, at which peach varieties can

WSU to protect new varieties

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Washington State University is taking steps to protect its new apple variety, WA 2, in overseas countries. WA 2, the

Life after carbaryl

By |June 1st, 2011|

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In the absence of carbaryl, growers will need a palette of chemical thinning options and strategies.
MELISSA HANSEN

Several new fruit thinning

New thinning strategies

By |June 1st, 2011|

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MELISSA HANSEN

Dr. Duane Greene at the University of Massachusetts is exploring new thinning strategies that can be used with existing

Pear psylla pheromone discovered

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The newly discovered pear psylla pheromone is being tested in the field to find out how attractive it is to

Grapes for Puget Sound

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Left to right, Top: Regent, Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Noir Precoce. Bottom: Golubok, Rondo

Field trials of cool climate wine grape cultivars

Good Stuff

By |June 1st, 2011|

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New spraying book
Dr. Andrew Landers’ new book Effective Vineyard Spraying is now available for purchase from Cornell University. Landers, who

Puget Sound potential

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Washington’s Puget Sound is not only picturesque, but it’s near major population centers.
SAN JJUAN VINEYARDS

Washington’s Puget Sound has long been

Patterson, an all-round apricot

By |June 1st, 2011|

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The late private fruit breeder Fred Anderson, known as father of the modern-day nectarine, is credited with the development of

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