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Summer Fruits & New Varieties

Featured stories about summer fruit and new varieties appear in this issue.

Sunburn-reducing films compared

  • July 1st, 2006

Research trials comparing various protective films for reducing sunburn in apples show variable results, which is typical of what growers have been finding, says [...]

  • Kiku

Kiku

  • July 1st, 2006

During a trip to Japan in 1990, Luis Braun, a grower in Italy’s South Tyrol district, discovered a branch in a [...]

  • Eden

Eden

  • July 1st, 2006

Eden, a new apple with flesh that is slow to turn brown, is compared with MacSpur, on the right. A dark red [...]

Guest worker requirements

  • July 1st, 2006

Tree fruit growers in the British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley typically require about 3,300 seasonal workers annually. But working with foreign migrants who come to [...]

New company to distribute Surround

  • July 1st, 2006

A new company called Advan LLC will distribute Surround (kaolin) crop protectant in specialty agriculture markets in the United States. Engelhard Corporation, which manufactures [...]