Rosaceae Nemesis

Tart Cherry Leaf Spot

For tart cherry (Prunus cerasus L.), the number one disease nemesis in humid growing regions is cherry leaf spot (CLS), caused by the fungal pathogen Blumeriella jaapii.

Jewels in the Genome

Apple Sweetness

Sweetness is an important component of apple flavor, and when balanced with acidity (or tartness) is associated with overall apple eating quality...

Cultivar Corner

Columbia Star

This quarter's Cultivar Corner features the first machine-harvestable, thornless blackberry cultivar to compete with industry standard varieties on fruit quality.

Community Breeders

Breeding Creativity - a Technology Interfacing Article

What Do You Get If You Cross a stellar parent with an interesting interspecific hybrid...