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Diseases, Irrigation

Featured stories about diseases and disorders, as well as irrigation appear in this issue.

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Fireblight, antibiotics, and the NOSB

February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Antibiotics have long been key disease control materials for fireblight, one of the few uses of antibiotics in plant agriculture. These materials are natural compounds

B.C. cooperative plans upgrades

February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Unrealistic expectations of sale value contributed to delays in the disposal of surplus properties held by the Okanagan Tree Fruit Cooperative, says Alan Tyabji, who

B.C. co-op seeks higher returns

February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Fruit growers in British Columbia, Canada, centered in the Okanagan Valley but with sizeable operations in the Similkameen and Creston valleys and other regions, enjoy

WSU Grape irrigation bulletin

February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Washington State University Extension has released a new irrigation manual for vineyards, clarifying irrigation options and strategies for juice and wine grape producers in Washington

Last Bite

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1  Which of the following is not a fruit symptom of little cherry disease? a.    Small size b.    Poor color c.    High acids d.    Poor

National Organic Standards Board members

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Producers: Carmela Beck, organic program manager, Driscoll’s Strawberry Associates, Inc., Watsonville, California. Colehour Bondera, owner, Kanalani Ohana Farm, Honaunau, Hawaii. Dr. Wendy Fulwider, animal husbandry

Good Stuff

February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Hydroponic irrigation New technology combining hydroponics and drip irrigation is being used to grow fruit trees, offering benefits to orchardists in water-starved regions. The Hydroponic

Natural enemy inventory

February 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Herbivore-induced plant volatile (HIPV) lure to attract natural enemies in orchards. Monitoring is one of the key components of any successful integrated pest management program,