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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

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

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

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