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Featured stories about horticulture appear in this issue.

Planting for the future: Rootstocks

January 15th, 2010|0 Comments

Malling 9 rootstocks, shown in layer beds at Willow Drive Nursery, Washington, have proven to be the most efficient rootstocks in most regions. The various

Taking cover

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Iuar Iraira (foreground), manager of the Fundo Agua Buena orchard (in the center picture), discusses the Voen louvered rain cover with international visitors. The area,

Big goal

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Operating seven casinos in Chile evidently wasn’t enough of a gamble for the owner of Agricola Victoria, which has cherry orchards at Rosario, south of

Who’s pushing red strains?

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Yakima, Washington, grower-packer Dave Allan doesn't think consumers are the ones demanding redder apples. The worldwide popularity of Gala, a variety that originally was an

Is redder better?

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Gale Gala is one of more than 30 Gala strains. In the last two decades, Gala apples have taken the world by storm, finding favor

Forecasting the perfect storm

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The Pacific Northwest region's bumper 2009 cherry crop should have come as no surprise, says Lee Gale, technical consultant with Northwest Wholesale, located in Wenatchee,