November 2011 Issue

Concord grapes, part of American culture

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Though Concord was generally accepted as being pure Vitis labrusca, horticulturists today believe it is a hybrid with another species

So, does it bruise the fruit?

By |November 1st, 2011|

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The Picker Tech harvester is on tracks, making it easy to turn and reducing soil compaction.

A concern about mechanically assisted

On a FasTrack

By |November 1st, 2011|

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Horticulturist Ralph Scorza pollinates plum flowers while geneticist Ann Callahan measures sugar content and molecular biologist Chris Dardick measures fruit

Postharvest potential for picking platform

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George Lobisser sees potential for in-field postharvest treatments.
Geraldine Warner

When George Lobisser saw a new mobile apple-harvesting system in action, it

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