Winter 2005

Editorial: Stone Fruit Research in New York State

  1. Should New York Growers Plant Higher Density Peach Orchards?
  2. The Changing Northern Fresh Market Peach Picture
  3. Peach And Nectarine Cultivars: A New Jersey Perspective
  4. Stone Fruit Rootstocks: Current Status And Overview For The Future
  5. Peach Rootstock Trials at Geneva: A Progress Report
  6. Theory and Practice of Genetically Manipulating Peach Tree Architecture
  7. Developing Multi-Virus Resistant Stone Fruit Cultivars

Fall 2004

Editorial: Let’s “Grow Sales and Create a Trend”

  1. SmartFreshTM (1-MCP) – The Good and Bad as We Head Into the 2004 Season!
  2. Carbon Dioxide Control in Apple CA Storages Using Hydrated Lime
  3. Apple Arthropod Management Using Reduced-Risk Pesticide Programs
  4. Management of Nitrogen and Carbohydrate Reserves to Improve Growth and Yield of Apple Trees
  5. Reducing Spray Drift From Orchards – A Successful Case Study

Summer 2004

Editorial: WhiteGold®: A New White Fleshed Sweet Cherry From Geneva

  1. The New York State Apple IFP, Our “Most Friendly Practices”
  2. Postharvest Fruit Quality and Storage Life in Relation to Mineral Nutrients
  3. Calcium Nutrition and Control of Calciumrelated Disorders
  4. Groundcover Management Effects on Orchard Production, Nutrition, Soil and Water Quality
  5. Mineral Nutrient Management for Organic Fruit Production

Winter 2004

Editorial: “The NYBGA is glad to be on board!”

  1. Where do the Geneva® Apple Rootstocks Fit in New York State?
  2. Phenolics and Antioxidant Capacity in Selected New York State Plums
  3. Economic Impact of the Two-Spotted Spider Mites ( Tetranychus Urticae) on Strawberries Grown as a Perennial
  4. Mortality of Oblique banded Leafroller Due to Natural Enemies in Orchards Treated with Conventional or Reduced-Risk Insecticides

Fall 2003

Editorial: ‘Honeycrisp’ Apple: Team Work and Lessons Learned

  1. Effects of Chemical Thinners on Fruit Set, Yield, Fruit Size, and Fruit Quality of Honeycrisp Apple
  2. Cropload of Honeycrisp Affects Not Only Fruit Size But Many Quality Attributes
  3. Managing Diseases and Arthropod Pests on Honeycrisp
  4. Managing Bitter Pit in Honeycrisp
  5. Harvest Date Effects on Maturity, Quality and Storage Disorders of Honeycrisp Apples from the Champlain Valley
  6. Honeycrisp Maturity Guidelines for Western NY
  7. Postharvest Treatments to Decrease Soggy Breakdown and Soft Scald Disorders of Honeycrisp Apples

Spring 2003

Editorial: Can New York Compete in the World Apple Market?

  1. What Tree Density and Training System Should NY Growers Use with New Apple Orchards?
  2. Use of 1-MCP on Apples*
  3. Multi-Species Pheromone Disruption in Orchards Under a Selective Pesticide Program
  4. Development and Testing of a Shrouded Flame Weeder for Non-Chemical Weed Control
  5. The Orchard Ergonomics Pilot Study: New Attachment for an Apple Picking Bucket Aimed at Reducing
  6. Worker Discomfort and Injury Due to Strain

Winter 2003

Editorial: Stepping Down and Looking Back

Tree Fruit Task Force Progress Reports: “Market Awareness” “Market Structure” “Leadership Development” “Production Technology and Fruit Quality”

  1. Antioxidants of Apples
  2. Reduced Application Rates of Provado for Management of Leafhoppers and Aphids on Apple
  3. Water Conditioners and Surfactants Enhance Growth Control, But Have Little Effect on Fruit Cracking of Empire Apple Caused by Apogee
  4. Effects of Spotted Tentiform Leafminer and European Red Mite on Apple Leaf Function and Crop Development