Tagged RosBREED

Apples & Pears
April 24, 2017
Researcher Uncovers the Origins of ‘Honeycrisp’ Apple
Thanks to the scientific data available through gene sequencing, a graduate student unlocks the mystery parentage. Read More
Fruits
February 25, 2017
Major Challenges to the Fruit Industry Are Closer than You Think
Don’t underestimate the need for research, as innovation is becoming an urgent necessity for our future. Read More
Fruits
February 6, 2016
Best Research Is Industry Driven [Opinion]
The science behind RosBREED could benefit you in more ways than you think. Read More
Fruits
February 6, 2016
RosBREED: A National Effort To Improve The Fruit Industry
The project focuses on improving disease resistance and fruit quality through better genetics and breeding. Read More
Apples & Pears
January 19, 2015
RosBREED 2 Program Focuses On Disease Resistance And Quality
The next generation of the federally funded RosBREED research program uses DNA techniques to deliver varieties that benefit both growers and consumers. Read More
Fruits
November 11, 2014
RosBREED2: Disease Resistance Plus Horticultural Quality Is The Goal
This new project will develop and apply modern DNA-based tools to deliver new cultivars with superior product quality and disease resistance. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 11, 2014
Tree Fruit: Breeding For Disease Resistance Is A Difficult But Worthy Task
"Although the potential return on investment is huge, breeding programs are typically long-term, diverse and complex, labor-intensive, and expensive to run. Relying only on performance results of the parents, the odds are against any single cross providing an eventual superior new release." Read More
Apples & Pears
February 6, 2014
RosBREED: A Jewel Of A Program
Although funding for RosBREED is over, we will continue to reap rewards of this research. Read More
Fruits
November 18, 2013
Opinion: The Legacy Of The RosBREED Project
The RosBREED project was designed to create a national network that would facilitate the use of marker-assisted breeding to deliver improved plant materials more efficiently and rapidly. It has succeeded in doing so. Read More
Apples & Pears
February 4, 2013
The Promise And Despair Of The Farm Bill
Every four years, national elections in the U.S. either bring in a new Administration or return one. It makes about Read More
Fruits
February 4, 2010
RosBREED Seeks To Improve Genotypes In Tree Fruit
Apples, cherries, peaches, strawberries … Industry stakeholders, Extension professionals, scientists … Genomics, genetics, plant breeding … These were the ingredients Read More
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Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More