1 Which of the following is not a fruit symptom of little cherry disease?
a. Small size
b. Poor color
c. High acids
d. Poor shape
2 Which of the following rootstocks is not resistant to fireblight?
a. Geneva 41
b. Budagovsky 9
d. Malling 26
3 What country has the most irrigated acres?
c. United States
4 Which of the following apple varieties are not scab resistant?
e. Scarlet O’Hara
f. Rome Beauty
5 What state after California has the most irrigated acres?
6 What percentage of Washington State’s 1.8 million irrigated acres is watered by drip irrigation?
a. 5 percent
b. 15 percent
c. 50 percent
d. 60 percent
Test your knowledge answers
Q1: c. Cherries infected with little cherry disease have low acids and sugars. (“Little cherries, little flavor,” February 15, 2011)
Q2: d. (“Get it right at planting,” February 15, 2011)
Q3: f. Ranking is India 138 million, China 135 million, U.S. 55 million.
Q4: d and f. Cortland and Rome Beauty are highly susceptible to scab.
Q5: a. They are listed in rank order: California has 10.1 million irrigated acres, Nebraska 7.8 million, Texas 6.5 million, Idaho, 3.8 million, Colorado 3.4 million.