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VitisGen2 project seeks to breed varieties with powdery mildew resistance that also meet marks for fruit and wine quality.
The Midwest Apple Improvement Association builds on its ‘EverCrisp’ success with four new varieties, matching consumer preferences with grower-friendly traits.
University of New Hampshire project looks at growing systems, varieties to determine what type of production would be suited for cooler climates.
In spite of the March freeze that devastated growers in the region, one producer says breeding for taste and quality needs to prevail.
Floyd Zaiger’s innovative lab extends to the orchard, where he and his kids’ crosses produce some of the world’s most fabulous fruit.
Health boosting, more flavorful stone fruit will hopefully be on the horizon thanks to new grant.
Apples are found to have a compound that reduces the risk of obesity, diabetes.
Educational video illustrates how and why new varieties are developed.
This new project will develop and apply modern DNA-based tools to deliver new cultivars with superior product quality and disease resistance.
Kenong Xu, an assistant professor of tree fruit genomics at Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, is studying the exact genetic factors that determine an apple cultivar’s acidity level.
Every four years, national elections in the U.S. either bring in a new Administration or return one. It […]