September 2010 Issue

Symptoms of glyphosate damage

By |September 1st, 2010|

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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

By |September 1st, 2010|

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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

In The Box

By |September 1st, 2010|

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A must-read
Dear Good Fruit Grower:

Expanding your editorial staff to include Richard ­Lehnert is a great move. Richard has firmly established

Quick Bites

By |September 1st, 2010|

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Large apple crop forecast
The Washington apple industry expects to harvest a record 108.8 million boxes of fresh apples this fall.

Good Job

By |September 1st, 2010|

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Scharlau joins grape board
Vicky Scharlau, executive director of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, has been elected to the

Pear promotions pondered

By |September 1st, 2010|

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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

By |September 1st, 2010|

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

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