Variety and cultivar selection is the largest economic decision a grower can make when establishing a new high-density orchard block where a thousand trees or more per acre are planted.
Win Cowgill and Jon Clements want to help with that.
The two fruit extension educators—Cowgill with the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment [...]
This is Joy, in a photo from Idaho, where fruit breeder Esmaeil Fallahi included John Clark’s table grapes in his trial plantings.
courtesy of John Clark, University of Arkansas
Much of John Clark’s success as a plant breeder rests with blackberries, but he also breeds grapes, as well as peaches [...]
Arkansas plant breeder John Clark.
Photos courtesy of John Clark, University of Arkansas
New nectarine varieties and a peach variety developed by fruit breeder Dr. John Clark at the University of Arkansas are high chill and should be adapted not only for Arkansas growers but for more northerly production areas [...]
One selection showing promise in Washington State University’s cherry breeding program is an early variety that has better fruit quality characteristics than the current Chelan variety. It could be commercially available as early as 2016.
More than 25 advanced selections are in Phase 2 of the Washington State University’s cherry [...]