Fruits

Breeding Apples at the University of Minnesota

http://youtu.be/y8DSx0lyVAY David Bedford, an apple breeder with the University of Minnesota, discusses the way genetic techniques can speed up the... READ MORE »

SWD’s Impact on Virginia Grapes, Berries

http://youtu.be/8nLFBYesgm4 Doug Pfeiffer, an entomologist with Virginia Tech, discusses the susceptibility of grapes and berries to spotted wing d... READ MORE »

Luna fungicide receives label expansion in California

Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California. “This label expansion offers key f... READ MORE »

Idaho university developing yield estimation system

Northwest Nazarene University’s Department of Engineering received a $90,400 grant from the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) to develop ... READ MORE »

Washing fruits properly can extend shelf life

Washing fruits and vegetables fresh from the field in a properly equipped dunk tank or hydrocooler can be of tremendous benefit, extending the shelf l... READ MORE »

Solid-set canopy delivery system on track

If a solid-set canopy delivery system proves to be an efficient way to apply chemicals and other crop control measures, researchers are confident tree... READ MORE »

RidgeFest 2016

The Michigan Pomesters explored orchards in Belding and Greenville for the 2016 West Michigan Fruit Grower Tour. ... READ MORE »

Clemson workshop teaches how to grow healthy fruit

Bill Foster of Westminster was one of about 100 people who learned how to grow healthy fruit crops during a workshop at Clemson’s Musser Fruit Resea... READ MORE »

Plant IP protection program to host first US workshop

The CIOPORA Academy, a specialized training and certificate program for Intellectual Property (IP) protection in the field of horticulture, will host... READ MORE »

Research claims fruit packed in corrugated is safer than in RPCs

New scientific research indicates that corrugated packaging keeps fruit fresher and safer than reusable plastic crates (RPCs) and can significantly re... READ MORE »


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