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Featured stories about pears appear in this issue.

Drop crop

September 1st, 2007|0 Comments

This spring, Scott Smith of Tonasket, Washington, was optimistic that his sixth-leaf Taylor's Gold pear trees would finally produce a crop, but in May the

Producing pears in Portugal

September 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Leopard moth larva on the mined trunk of a young pear tree. With about 12,000 hectares (almost 30,000 acres) of pears and average annual production

India—The Apple of Our Eye

September 1st, 2007|0 Comments

India is the second most populous country in the world with 1.1 billion potential Washington apple consumers. Its middle class is equal to the entire

A fresh approach to cherries

September 1st, 2007|0 Comments

Regina cherries are harvested at Don Nusom's orchard at Gervais, Oregon. Ever since Oregon Agricultural College horticulture professor Ronald Wiegand developed a better brining process