Early cherry is on fast track

By |May 26th, 2015|

WSU’s elite selection matures a little after Chelan.

WSU team taking on cherry disease

By |May 18th, 2015|

Little cherry virus 2 is spread by mealybugs

Calcium improves cherry quality

By |May 18th, 2015|

Calcium in field sprays and added to cooling water reduced pitting and improved cherry firmness.

Branching experiment results in more feathers

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Treatments with Promalin or MaxCel put more branches on young apple trees.

Understand key roles of roots

By |April 20th, 2015|

Knowing more about what’s below ground might translate into improved yields and better informed management decisions.

McFerson applies for WSU director job

By |April 20th, 2015|

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Dr. Jim McFerson, manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission for the past 14 years, has applied for the

Beating the competition to help new plantings

By |April 16th, 2015|

In young orchards, good weed control is essential for fast, early growth and high yields.

Promising pear rootstocks

By |April 16th, 2015|

Researchers study Amelanchier and quince selections as pear rootstocks for Pacific Northwest.

Keep varieties updated

By |April 15th, 2015|

Orchards need to be renovated to produce the kind of fruit that’s in demand.

Rootstocks under trial

By |April 15th, 2015|

Geneva rootstocks might be less vigorous in Washington.

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