Root pruning is making a comeback

By |November 24th, 2015|

Old practice finds new application by solving modern problems in apples.

Slice and sanitize to slow browning

By |November 23rd, 2015|

New products are reported to slow browning and reduce microorganisms on fresh-cut produce.

Pome pathologist joins WSU

By |November 16th, 2015|

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Plant pathologist Dr. Achour Amiri has joined Washington State University with the goal of helping apple and pear producers control

UV light controls pathogens

By |November 4th, 2015|

WSU scientists envision UV-C lights being installed on packing lines.

Compost increases the water holding capacity of droughty soils, says MSU researcher

By |November 3rd, 2015|

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M. Charles Gould of Michigan State University Extension, has written an article on how to choose compost that increase the

If netting is the future, what color?

By |November 2nd, 2015|

WSU researchers study how netting colors prevent Honeycrisp sunburn.

Looking for good sports

By |October 23rd, 2015|

Michigan State researcher thinks mutations will help identify genes governing apple quality traits.

Mike Willett named manager of Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission

By |October 19th, 2015|

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Dr. Mike Willett, vice president for scientific affairs at the Northwest Horticultural Council, has been named manager of the Washington

Designer rootstocks

By |September 23rd, 2015|

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At Van Acker Farms in Williamson, New York, the owners are transitioning from growing apples for processing to growing the

Dynamic pruning keeps trees productive

By |September 16th, 2015|

With constant renewal of limbs, pear trees will continue to produce large, high-quality fruit.

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