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

Spring 2002

Editorial: We Can Deliver Quality Apples to the Consumer!

  1. Testing Pre-plant Monoammonium Phosphate and Apple Compost For Improving the Growth of Newly Planted Apple Trees
  2. SurroundTM: A Realistic Choice for Control of Insects in Organic Apple Orchards in the Northeastern United States?
  3. Effect of SurroundTM Particle Film on Fruit Sunburn, Maturity and Quality of ‘Fuji’ and ‘Honeycrisp’ Apples
  4. Pheromone Disruption of Oriental Fruit Moth in New York Peaches
  5. Evaluation of Pheromone Disruption in Combination with Insecticide Applications for Control of Peachtree Borers in Peaches