October 2009 Issue

Rethinking the chill requirement for pear ripening

By |October 1st, 2009|

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Good to Know A research report from David Sugar, Oregon State University; Elizabeth Mitcham, University of

New juice grape variety

By |October 1st, 2009|

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Dr. Joan Davenport holds a Concord leaf during a summer field day to emphasize the importance of using

Biofumigant has potential as quarantine treatment

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by Dr. Lerry Lacey and Geraldine Warner A fungus that emits gaseous compounds is being tested as a fumigant

The route to commercialization

By |October 1st, 2009|

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New apple varieties from Washington State University will be evaluated and commercialized under the following general guidelines. The fees and

IAC members

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Members of the breeding ­program’s Industry Advisory Council are: Brent Milne, Bob Brammer, Bruce Allen, Bryon McDougall, Dale Goldy, Dan

No club for WSU apples

By |October 1st, 2009|

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New apple varieties released by Washington State University will not be club varieties. Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the

Ready for robots?

By |October 1st, 2009|

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Brad Hamner of Carnegie Mellon University walks alongside an autonomous vehicle as it moves down the rows in

WSU releases its first apple variety

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Retired WSU apple breeder Dr. Bruce Barritt checks another promising selection in an evaluation plot in a commercial orchard.
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New varieties for New York

By |October 1st, 2009|

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A group called New York Apple Growers, LLC, has been formed to commercialize apple varieties developed by Cornell University, New

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