Pest Management

Cornell roots for Geneva rootstock

By |April 23rd, 2019|

During IFTA annual meeting, researchers urge local growers to give N.Y.-bred Geneva roots a try before settling for Bud.9.

Deciphering designer rootstocks

By |April 23rd, 2019|

More options mean more complex planting decisions.

Mulch-in cherries

By |April 22nd, 2019|

Researchers study benefits of applying mulch to mature Oregon cherry orchard.

Calling out the codes in the trees

By |April 18th, 2019|

Genetic research explores the underpinning of tree architecture at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Appalachian Fruit Research Station.

Grants promote pollinator habitat

By |April 11th, 2019|

Program aims to improve habitat for native pollinators and beneficial insects.

Project examines rootstock’s role in bitter pit

By |April 4th, 2019|

Using rootstocks to manage bitter pit in Honeycrisp is one piece of a major research project known as Root2Fruit.

Zhou & Melgar: Where do nutrients go when you fertilize trees?

By |April 1st, 2019|

Researchers explore how ripening season affects peach tree nutrient requirements.

Sallato: Calcium deficiencies in fruit

By |April 1st, 2019|

WSU extension specialist explains how plant nutrition affects your orchard, production and fruit quality.

Management of grapevine trunk diseases varies by region

By |March 26th, 2019|

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Wood rot pathogens pose a serious threat to vineyards worldwide, but grapevine trunk diseases are a relatively new issue requiring

Researchers look to fungi to help keep honeybees healthy

By |March 21st, 2019|

New research explores two very different fungi that could knock out the varroa mite and boost bees' immunity.

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