March 15th 2013 Issue

Living with cherry diseases

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Little cherry disease made a dramatic resurgence in Washington in 2010 and has since spread rapidly. These Sweetheart cherries show

Deer Wars

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Growers in the prime fruit-growing area surrounding Grand Traverse Bay in northwest Michigan are protesting the conversion of their orchards

Got FRUIT?

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It’s a simple, two-word question: Got milk?

But that question marked a turning point in how consumers thought about milk. No

No fruit, no funding

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The short fruit crop in the eastern United States last year had a dramatic impact on research and promotion programs

Water inside grapes

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The Syrah cluster on the right was treated with the antitranspirant Vapor Gard; nontreated cluster is on the left. The

Preventing mildew

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Guide for grape pest management available
Washington State University’s 2013 Grape Pest Management Guide includes recommendations for controlling insects, weeds, diseases,

WA 38 will have a name

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The commercialization plan for WA 38 will be different than for its first release, WA 2.

Washington State University is finalizing

Working with copper

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Copper is a potent spray chemical, useful on many stone and pome fruits. It is active against bacterial diseases like

Good to Know: Consumer expectations of apple quality

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Everyone has a favorite apple variety but what makes it so? How do Washington State University’s new apple varieties WA

Codling moth: It’s what’s for dinner.

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A sterilized carabid beetle before gut dissection.
Angela Gadino, WSU

Do you ever wonder what those earwigs, spiders, and other ground-dwelling predators

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