October 2006 Issue

Coordinated effort needed to stop rots

By |October 1st, 2006|

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Apples that will be kept in long-term storage should be treated with preharvest or postharvest fungicides, but before growers decide

High hopes for apple deal, despite hail

By |October 1st, 2006|

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Though hail devastated the crops of many orchardists in Washington State this summer, the apple industry as a whole is

Don’t export suspect pears to Israel

By |October 1st, 2006|

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  Phacidiopycnis rot has a watersoaked appearance in its early stage. It can begin at either the stem or calyx

Growing pears in Taiwan

By |October 1st, 2006|

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Pacific Northwest fruit growers think of Taiwan as an economic powerhouse, an ally in the Pacific Rim, and a market

Lenticel breakdown of Gala apples

By |October 1st, 2006|

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Lenticel breakdown, left. Lenticel blotch, right. Lenticel breakdown of apples is a skin disorder that usually

WSU expands genomics program

By |October 1st, 2006|

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  Dan BernardoAs part of its strategy to become a leader in horticultural genomics, Washington State University has hired two

Apples in Morocco

By |October 1st, 2006|

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Apples are interplanted with other crops in the remote Ait Bouguemez Valley in Morocco. Almost

Bin sanitation

By |October 1st, 2006|

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This photograph shows the difference in the number of Penicillium spores sampled from plywood bins before (left) and

Retired engineer finds second career

By |October 1st, 2006|

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Retired Boeing engineer John Bell has poured his life savings into his new winery. After making

Help available in disaster areas

By |October 1st, 2006|

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Twelve counties in Washington State have been declared disaster areas, a designation that might help producers recover from severe storms

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