New Developments

Danger from SWD?

By |March 7th, 2016|

Researchers are concerned that rising spotted wing drosophila numbers could cause problems for sweet cherries.

New peaches show promise

By |March 6th, 2016|

Ontario’s stone fruit industry collaborates for best varieties.

Pests in the heat

By |March 4th, 2016|

Last year’s hot growing season gave researchers ideal opportunity to take a closer look at codling moth and obliquebanded leafroller.

Seeking better control for codling moth

By |March 4th, 2016|

Researchers are getting a head start on keeping codling moth resistance traits to insecticides in check.

Dealing with apple maggot in yard waste

By |March 1st, 2016|

Study shows apple maggot pupae can be killed in yard waste, but more research is needed.

WSU begins historic Ravenholt Lecture Series

By |March 1st, 2016|

Posthumous donation makes wine science lecture series possible.

Controlling crown gall disease

By |March 1st, 2016|

Keys to combating crown gall disease in wine grapes are clean plants, avoiding freeze damage and pairing appropriate varieties to sites.

The right Honeycrisp start

By |February 24th, 2016|

Dave Taber is working to maximize his chances of success with a new Honeycrisp planting.

Concerns about Xylella fastidiosa, Pierce’s disease

By |February 23rd, 2016|

Oregon investigates finding of bacterium that causes Pierce’s disease in wine grapevines.

The blue wave

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Blueberries have made big gains with consumers, but there are signs growers should be cautious.

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