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Matching Rootstocks to Scions and Varieties
January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us for a webinar to discuss getting a good rootstock-scion-soil-system combination.
- Major characteristics of common rootstocks.
- Overview of data of honeycrisp on different rootstocks.
- Case studies of success.
Jenny Bolivar is a WSU Tree Fruit Extension Specialist. Bolivar’s program focuses on tree fruit horticultural issues including apple rootstock evaluation, abiotic stress outreach programs and emerging industry needs. Her position is made possible through the Tree Fruit Industry Endowment.
A 25-min talk will be followed by 10 min of case studies and 20-min of Q&A.
This webinar is part of the Tree Fruit Days Webinar Series co-sponsored by WSU Extension, NW Cherries, Okanogan Hort Assoc., Pear Bureau NW, NCW Fieldmen’s Assoc.
For additional educational opportunities see http://treefruit.wsu.edu/event/tree-fruit-days/ and the WSU Winter Institute http://treefruit.wsu.edu/article/winter-educational-opportunities/