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Understanding sugar distribution in Abate Fetel pears could lead to production optimisation - FreshPlaza

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:53:16 GMT


FreshPlaza

Understanding sugar distribution in Abate Fetel pears could lead to production optimisation
FreshPlaza
Researchers from the University of Bologna and Washington State University studied the variations in the reserves of carbohydrates in the fruit and leaves of "Abate Fetel" trees at different physiological stages during the 2012-2013 season. ... Source ...



If netting is the future, what color? - Good Fruit Grower

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:22:28 GMT


Good Fruit Grower

If netting is the future, what color?
Good Fruit Grower
Dr. Lee Kalcsits, plant physiologist with the WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee, recently spoke to Good Fruit Grower about the project, which also involves WSU researchers Dr. Stefano Musacchi, Dr. Desmond Layne, Dr. Sara Serra ...



Study shows value of high-density cherry systems - Good Fruit Grower

Tue, 26 May 2015 20:41:13 GMT


Good Fruit Grower

Study shows value of high-density cherry systems
Good Fruit Grower
Stefano Musacchi, who was hired in 2013 to fill Washington State University's endowed chair in tree fruit physiology and management, has been one of the world's active participants in designing and evaluating sweet cherry production systems. In 2007 ...



Research tackles decay issue - Good Fruit Grower

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:50:25 GMT


Good Fruit Grower

Research tackles decay issue
Good Fruit Grower
Dr. Stefano Musacchi, WSU horticulturist, and Karen Lewis, WSU extension specialist, are heading the alternative pollinizer aspect of the research, which will be a five-year project. Manchurian was adopted as a pollinizer by Washington apple growers in ...



Washington Apple Gets Name – Finally - Growing Produce

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 21:10:41 GMT


Growing Produce

Washington Apple Gets Name – Finally
Growing Produce
Stefano Musacchi, Endowed Chair for Tree Fruit Physiology and Management in the Department of Horticulture, recently received $249,000 from the USDA to optimize the orchard management and fruit quality of the 'Cosmic Crisp' apple. ... Professor ...