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Tree Fruit News May 31

NEWS

Tips to minimize apple and pear fruit infections in atypical cool and wet early season

Written by Achour Amiri, WSU, May 2019   The unusual cool and wet spring observed, so far this season in Central Washington, has to be taken into consideration when managing diseases in the orchards including…

Fire blight susceptibility of apple cultivars

New research documents the relative susceptibility to fire blight of a broad range of apple cultivars.

Powdery Mildew of Cherry New Fungicide Tools and Resistance Management Guidelines

Written by Gary Grove, WSU, April 2019 Cherry growers in the Pacific Northwest have multiple fungicides at their disposal for managing powdery mildew. Products in the powdery mildew “toolbox” include members of the DMI, QoI,…

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

WSU Cherry Field Day – June 10

WSU Cherry Field Day on June 10th visiting ‘Coral Champagne’ Orchards and research flash updates at IAREC.

WSU Dia de Campo de Cerezas – June 10

Acompañenos a visitar huertas de la variedad Coral Champagne y luego conocer nuevos avances en investigaciones en el centro de la WSU, IAREC. La actividad será traducida al español en vivo.

WSU Extension Preharvest Cherry Field Day – Royal Slope, WA

An evening with Dain – Organic cherry production from bud to bucket. Tour will focus on organic cherry production in blocks ranging from 3 to 24 years old. 10 X 18 freestanding Bing on Mazzard,…

WSU Extension Preharvest Cherry Field Day – Oroville, WA

Join us for a pre-harvest cherry field visit. At this site, we will see Black Pearl planted in 2009 a few days before harvest. We will also discuss Little Cherry Disease detection and management and…

OPPORTUNITIES

Laboratory / Field Assistant Position Opportunity

WSU ’Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center is hiring a Technical Assistant to help with day to day laboratory and field work. This position will assist with lab and field duties in a research program…

PUBLICATIONS

Little Cherry Virus

Little Cherry Disease (LCD) is a critical concern to sweet cherry producers in the state of Washington. This disease is caused by infection by Little cherry virus 1 (LChV1), Little cherry virus 2 (LChV2) or…

Western X

Little Cherry Disease is caused by Western X Phytoplasma as well as Little cherry virus 1 (LChV1) and Little cherry virus 2 (LChV2). Diseased trees produce cherries of small size and poor color and flavor…

EVENTS

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods

Jun 4 |

Cherry Preharvest Tour – The Dalles, OR

Jun 6 |

Pear IPM Discussion: Biological Control Releases

Jun 6 | Mission Creek Community Club

WSU Cherry Field Day – June 10

Jun 10 | Hayden Farms

WSU Dia de Campo de Cerezas – June 10

Jun 10 |

WSU Extension Preharvest Cherry Field Day – Royal Slope, WA

Jun 13 | Palo Alto Orchard

WSU Extension Preharvest Cherry Field Day – Oroville, WA

Jun 14 | 3 Vinyard Lane, Oroville, WA

TEAM

 

Karen Lewis

Faith Critzer

Tianna DuPont

Gwen Hoheisel

Wendy Jones

Bernardita Sallato

Tory Schmidt

 

 

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