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Crop Management & Pollination

Featured stories covering crop management & pollination appear in this issue.

Weed-eating beetles

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The knapweed root weevil, Cyphocleonus achates, feeds on knapweed roots.  The lesser knapweed flower weevil, Larinus minutus, feeds on knapweed seed heads. The two insects

Watch out for the good guys

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Researchers have been testing different types and colors of traps for monitoring beneficial insects. This white sticky trap, placed next to an insect attractant, caught

Evolution of the Darwin

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While the researchers have pronounced the Darwin string thinner “good to go,” it’s not considered perfect—not by the Canadian company that’s selling it, nor by

Good Stuff

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Sweet success A new series of scab-resistant apples called “Sweet Resistants” developed by the Consorzio Italiano Vivaisti (CIV) in Italy was among the ten finalists

Last Bite

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Jonagold combines the Jonathan red color splashed over a Golden Delicious background, but some strains are so red they cover the yellow completely. Jonagold is

Cherry pioneer

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Rodney Klenk explains his production system, with support from Wally Heuser (right), his long-time advisor. Rodney Klenk credits much of the look of his cherry

Good Job

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Allan Baugher wins Maryland hort award The Maryland State Horticultural Society gave Allan Baugher of Westminster, Maryland, its Harry Black Distinguished Service Award during the