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Tree Fruit News – March 22


Optimizing Crop Load for New Apple Cultivar: ‘WA 38’

Written by Brendon Anthony, Sara Serra, and Stefano Musacchi, WSU, March 2019   Washington State University’s Apple Breeding Program released a new exclusive cultivar in 2017 to the Washington (WA) State apple industry. This apple…

Phytophthora Crown, Collar and Root Rot of Apple and Cherry

Written by S. Tianna DuPont, Tree Fruit Extension Specialist, Agricultural and Natural Resources, WSU; Shashika Hewavitharana, Associate Professor, Cal Poly; and Mark Mazzola, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS FS322E WSU Publications. March 2019. Download PDF Phytophthora rots…


Samurai Wasp Say Smell Ya Later to Stink Bugs -PBS Features OSU and WSU Work

Enjoy this new video created by PBS featuring the work of our colleagues at OSU. There is a growing threat of the Brown Marmorated Stink bug to our orchards. Recently the Samurai wasp, a parasitic…
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