June 2011 Issue

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

Cover boy comes to terms with fame

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Fruit fan Sam Kirby, now 18, was about three when Peter Marbach photographed him. It’s taken a while, but Sam

Predicting grapevine cold hardiness

By |June 1st, 2011|

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Being able to predict the cold hardiness of grapes could help growers know how to respond when severe freezes occur.

Researchers

Apples for every taste

By |June 1st, 2011|

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As well as growing fresh apples, Jack Feil grows cider apples, including Hewes Crab, a variety that originated in Virginia

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