Previous articles from the regular column "Cultivar Corner"


Published Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 1:53pm

This issue we highlight the newest blackberry from Dr. Chad Finn’s USDA-ARS blackberry breeding program in Corvallis, OR. This blackberry has to be the largest berry that we have ever seen, earning its name as a “giant”! 

Inventor: Chad Finn, USDA-ARS, HCRU Corvallis


Bernadine Strik, Oregon State University (OSU) Department of Horticulture

Brian Yorgey, OSU Department of Food Science

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 11:44am

‘White Zest One’ is a medium chill (500-550 chill units) peach, with striking white flesh that bleeds slightly from the deep blush on the skin...