October 2010 Issue

Mysterious ailment strikes

By |October 1st, 2010|

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A mysterious disease that has been killing the best looking, reddest strains of McIntosh apples in the nicest orchards in

Totally RED

By |October 1st, 2010|

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Because the red pigments are antioxidants, red-fleshed apples do not turn brown when sliced.

Swiss nursery owner and fruit breeder Markus

Future Fruit Growers of Lake Ontario

By |October 1st, 2010|

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The Young Grower Alliance organized this get-together with those from “the old generation” to discuss the orderly transition of ownership

Is drosophila a Washington State resident?

By |October 1st, 2010|

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Entomologists in the Pacific Northwest intend to find out how well the spotted wing drosophila can survive the region’s cold

In the Box

By |October 1st, 2010|

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Dear Good Fruit Grower:
Can sweet cherries be grown in USDA climate zone 4—successfully?

I live 20 miles north of Minneapolis in

Good Job

By |October 1st, 2010|

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Oregon State University hires research assistant
Preston Brown has been appointed research assistant at OSU’s Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center

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