September 2010 Issue

Pear promotions pondered

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A pear industry task force is looking at how the Pear Bureau Northwest might coordinate its domestic pear promotions with

Pear breeding north of the border

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Harovin Sundown (tested as HW614) originated from a cross of Bartlett and an unnamed U.S. selection made in 1972. The

Pear breeding moves toward better varieties

By |September 1st, 2010|

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Richard Bell works to develop better pears with the flavor of Bartlett and resistance to fireblight and pear psylla, and

Reflective fabric = more pears

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Researchers are finding that a reflective mulch in the rows of a mature pear orchard can significantly increase yields by

Eastern growers can produce pears profitably

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When planted in the tall spindle system, high density in itself reduced tree size, and the quince rootstock at right

NEW VITALITY in New York

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Anyone having doubts about the vitality of the New York State fruit industry should have been on the International Fruit

Use glyphosate with caution

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This stunted apple tree, which has a large basal canker, is in an orchard where the grower used glyphosate alone

Symptoms of glyphosate damage

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Young trees can show injury after glyphosate application the previous year. One symptom of glyphosate damage is small spindly leaves

Managing new pests

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Pacific Northwest growers are vigilant following reports of spotted wing drosophila among Concord grapes in eastern Washington and the early

Last Bite–The Scandinavians

By |September 1st, 2010|

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After the Northern Pacific Railroad completed its line through Washington State’s Yakima Valley in the early 1880s, land ­speculators and

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