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Featured stories about cherries and their varieties appear in this issue.

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New group begins work

May 15th, 2012|0 Comments

A new marketing and research group has consolidated the California cherry industry into one voice, says Chiles Wilson, chair of the new organization that became

Good to Know

May 15th, 2012|0 Comments

VG is a substituted amino acid derived via fermenting the naturally occurring antibiotic rhizobitoxine. After its activity was discovered in 1972, it received a federal

Steps to manage canker

May 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Scientists have developed the following ­integrated approach to manage canker in cherries: Avoid interplanting new with old trees. Rain can splash inoculum from old trees

Future pear research area

May 15th, 2012|0 Comments

AVG could be a valuable new tool, along with NAA, for preventing premature fruit drop in pears. Some questions for future research are: Can the

Good to Know: Irrigation scheduling

May 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Troy Peters, left, checks the irrigation scheduler on his phone in a cherry orchard with Sean Hill, AgWeatherNet Web developer, and Gerrit Hoogenboom, right, director

Delicate cherry finds a niche

May 15th, 2012|0 Comments

The blushed-yellow Rainier cherry was released by Washington State University more than 50 years ago with little thought of it becoming a premium fresh-market cherry.

Good Stuff

May 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Stickers link to grower videos Thanks to new data bar technology, shoppers anywhere in the world can use smartphones to scan stickers on apples supplied