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Summer Fruits & New Varieties

Featured stories about summer fruit and new varieties appear in this issue.

Guest worker requirements

July 1st, 2006|0 Comments

Tree fruit growers in the British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley typically require about 3,300 seasonal workers annually. But working with foreign migrants who come to Canada

New subacid varieties fill gaps in supply

July 1st, 2006|0 Comments

The recently released Honey May nectarine, a yellow-fleshed subacid variety, ripens in early May.  White-fleshed peaches and nectarines have become extremely popular in the Pacific


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During a trip to Japan in 1990, Luis Braun, a grower in Italy's South Tyrol district, discovered a branch in a Fuji orchard with apples


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Eden, a new apple with flesh that is slow to turn brown, is compared with MacSpur, on the right. A dark red apple with pure

New company to distribute Surround

July 1st, 2006|0 Comments

A new company called Advan LLC will distribute Surround (kaolin) crop protectant in specialty agriculture markets in the United States. Engelhard Corporation, which manufactures Surround,

Falcons put on show for starlings

July 1st, 2006|0 Comments

The Saker falcon circles a couple hundred feet away, intent on a bird-size leather bundle fashioned to resemble a pair of small wings. Containing a

Apple and pear breeding down under

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Members of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission's study tour stand in front of HortResearch Havelock North (from left): Chuck Peters, Ray Schmitten, Kyle Mathison