Concerns about Xylella fastidiosa, Pierce’s disease

By |February 23rd, 2016|

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

Fire blight central

By |February 19th, 2016|

A research plot near Wapato, Washington, has become a test bed for fire blight.

Fire blight management

By |February 19th, 2016|

Mixing materials may bring growers closer to another “silver bullet” in fire blight management.

Fire blight’s risk factors

By |February 19th, 2016|

Tips to consider from OSU plant pathogist

Questions about little cherry infections

By |February 18th, 2016|

Researchers studying little cherry disease try to predict percentage of positive trees that show no symptoms.

Differing life cycles pose challenges for controlling little cherry virus 2 vectors

By |February 18th, 2016|

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In the past, mealybugs haven’t posed a significant problem for cherry growers because they don’t cause direct damage to cherries,

MSU researcher to growers: fire blight is just “bad, bad, bad”

By |February 8th, 2016|

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A Michigan State University researcher gave a bleak view of fire blight as one of the highlights today (Monday), Day

Growers rebuild after plum pox

By |December 21st, 2015|

Some Ontario growers have turned to wine grapes, while others are growing fresh stone fruit varieties.

Washington still holds the organic edge

By |October 30th, 2015|

Although Europe has extensive organic acreage, much of it is not very productive.

Those rotten Honeycrisp

By |June 22nd, 2015|

Among the cultivar’s many problem features is exceptional susceptibility to fruit rots.

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