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Diseases & Disorders

Featured stories covering diseases and disorders appear in this issue.

Glory be

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Glory, a chance seedling discovered at Stemilt Hill, is a large, firm, sweet cherry that ripens after most other varieties. (Courtesy Howard Floyd) Gordon Goodwin’s

Good Job

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John Carter crowned king The Dalles, Oregon, cherry grower John Carter was named 2010 Cherry King during the annual Cherry Institute meeting held in Yakima,

Last Bite — Discovering Gold

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Top: The russet-resistant Smoothee, discovered in 1958, is the widest planted strain of Golden Delicious in the United States. Photo courtesy of Willow Drive Nursery

Opportunistic fungi

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Disease organisms invade injured tissue and develop cankers that release spores. Some red strains of McIntosh are susceptible, for reasons unknown, to opportunistic diseases that