September 2009 Issue

Let there be light

By |September 1st, 2009|

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Ideally, the long-term future will bring a dwarfing rootstock to enable pear growers to switch to more efficient production systems,

WANTED: dwarfing pear rootstock

By |September 1st, 2009|

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Since the pear industry still lacks a dwarfing rootstock, Dr. Todd Einhorn is experimenting with ways to improve light penetration

Broader scope for wine center

By |September 1st, 2009|

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The Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center’s 22-acre site stretches along the Yakima River in Prosser, Washington. Plans for the

Early cropping pear system

By |September 1st, 2009|

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Orchardist Gorham Blaine developed his steep V system for pears.

Pear grower Gorham Blaine has developed his own techniques for stimulating

High density is tricky in pears

By |September 1st, 2009|

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OSU horticulturist Dr. Todd Einhorn is experimenting to find out the best angle to train branches of d’Anjou pear trees

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