Ross Courtney

Ross Courtney

About Ross Courtney

Ross Courtney is an associate editor for Good Fruit Grower, writing articles and taking photos for the print magazine and website. He has a degree from Pacific Lutheran University. -- Follow the author -- Contact: 509-930-8798 or email.

Protecting fruit from cold with spray-on jackets

By |March 27th, 2019|

WSU researchers trying to insulate fruit trees with cellulose nanocrystals.

New technology explores pollination automation

By |March 21st, 2019|

Israeli tech company working to develop automated pollination.

Orchardists testing bee-attractant paste

By |March 21st, 2019|

Yakima, Washington, start-up markets potent lure to boost pollination.

Researcher spins off pollen suspension

By |March 19th, 2019|

WSU researcher licenses pollen suspension while continuing electrostatic research.

Hyperparasites: enemies of enemies of enemies

By |March 12th, 2019|

Hyperparasitic behavior among the findings of OSU trechnites study.

Genetic control for spotted wing drosophila

By |March 12th, 2019|

University of California, San Diego researchers exploring ways to use genetics to control spotted wing drosophila.

Looking for the sweet spot in powdery mildew resistance

By |March 6th, 2019|

Researcher looks for genetic factors that make sweet cherries less susceptible to the fungal pathogen.

A look at the ins and outs of netting

By |March 5th, 2019|

WSU grad student studies the effect of orchard netting on bugs, both good and bad.

Reflective mulch proves repellent

By |March 5th, 2019|

WSU researcher finds reflective mulch keeps pear psylla out in early season.

Sterile codling moth factory ‘a funky business’

By |February 28th, 2019|

British Columbia moth factory cranks out sterile bugs by the millions.

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