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WA 38 Horticulture: Characteristics and Preliminary Results

by: Tianna DuPont, WSU Tree Fruit Extension Specialist; Stefano Musacchi, Associate Professor, Endowed Chair – Tree Fruit Physiology and Management; Tom Auvil, Project Manager, Tree…

Quarantine Diseases: Biology and Current Research with Pathogens of Manchurian Crabapple

In 2012 China closed their doors to US apples because of three diseases Bull’s eye Rot, Speck Rot (Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis) and Sphaeropsis Rot (Sphaeropsis pyriputrescens).…

Pollination and Protecting Pollinators Video

Check out WSU's new video Pollination and Protecting Pollinators. Timothy Lawrence and Darrell Kilgore, received the Gold Award from the Association of Natural Resource Extension…

Bartlett Pear Pruning

Dr. Stefano Musacchi, professor of horticulture at Washington State University and Bob Gix, horticulturist at Blue Star Orchard shared pear pruning ideas at this spring’s…

Little Cherry Disease Management

Once Little Cherry Disease is confirmed in an orchard, (via sampling and testing) all trees showing visual symptoms should be removed. Scouting and removal of…

“Sunrise Magic” new market name for WA 2 Apple

The first apple variety released by Washington State University, WA 2, will be given the brand name Sunrise Magic.

Preserving the best qualities of ‘Honeycrisp’ apples

'Honeycrisp' apples are among the most popular varieties in today's fresh fruit market. The apple's explosive crispness, juiciness, and flavor have made them a new…

‘Alien’ Wasp that kills host discovered in Washington

The discovery in Washington state of a parasitic wasp that kills its host like a scene from the “Alien” sci-fi movie has entomologists cheering. That’s…

Rain-resistant coating cuts cherry cracking in half

A tissue-thin, food-grade film developed at Oregon State University (OSU) acts like a raincoat for sweet cherries, cutting rain-related cracking of the fruit in half…

Serving replant disease a meal of mustard

A research scientist says feeding orchard soil white and yellow mustard seed meal may be better than fumigation in fighting replant disease.
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