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Wine Grape Production
Wine Grape Production - Articles Articles

Wine Grape Production

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime

Grapes are produced in many areas throughout the Commonwealth and lend themselves well to small-scale and part-time farming operations. More
Blueberry Grower Interview
Blueberry Grower Interview - Videos Videos

Blueberry Grower Interview

Kathy Demchak, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

3:22

Blueberry grower interview outlining the benefits and challenges of blueberry production. More
Tree Fruit Production Guide
Tree Fruit Production Guide - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

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Get the most up-to-date information on growing tree fruit on a commercial scale. More
USDA, university and private breeding programs have produced a number of new peach and nectarine cultivars in recent years.
Peach and Nectarine Cultivars - Articles Articles

Peach and Nectarine Cultivars

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Peaches are the second most important tree fruit crop grown in Pennsylvania. Unlike apples, however, there has been and continues to be extensive breeding of new and improved cultivars. More
Goldrush has a long growing season and is an excellent late-season cultivar for south-central Pennsylvania.
Scab-Resistant Apple Cultivars - Articles Articles

Scab-Resistant Apple Cultivars

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Disease resistant cultivars were developed primarily for resistance to apple scab, but some are also resistant to cedar apple rust, powdery mildew, and fire blight. More
Crimson® Topaz, top left; Luna, top right; WineCrisp™, lower left; Sirius, lower right. Photos by R. Crassweller.
Some Newer Scab Resistant Apple Cultivars - Articles Articles
Resistance to apple scab has been a long term goal of some breeding programs. The four cultivars mentioned here all have resistance to apple scab from the Vf gene. More
Pink Lady is a late season cultivar that, in some regions, may not reach full maturity before freezing temperatures occur. Before setting out large plantings of a new strain or cultivar, always plant a few trees on a trial basis.
Planning an Orchard - Apple Cultivars - Articles Articles

Planning an Orchard - Apple Cultivars

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.

Before setting out large plantings of a new strain or cultivar, always plant a few trees on a trial basis. More
Trees trained to a tall spindle system are commonly grown on M.9 rootstock, although new rootstocks are on the horizon.
Planning an Orchard - Apple Rootstocks - Articles Articles

Planning an Orchard - Apple Rootstocks

Robert Crassweller, Ph.D., James Schupp, Ph.D.

Penn State participates in multi-state apple rootstock trials, such the NC-140 rootstock project. The following rootstock descriptions and comments are based on results from these trials. More
Bench Grafting Apple Trees
Bench Grafting Apple Trees - Videos Videos

Bench Grafting Apple Trees

Mike Basedow, Tara Baugher

In this video, we will discuss how to bench graft varieties onto the rootstock of your choice. More
Bark Grafting Apple Trees
Bark Grafting Apple Trees - Videos Videos

Bark Grafting Apple Trees

Mike Basedow, Tara Baugher

In this video, we will discuss how to bark graft a block of trees to quickly convert a portion of orchard. More
Home Fruit Plantings: Gooseberries and Currants
Home Fruit Plantings: Gooseberries and Currants - Articles Articles
Gooseberries and currants (Ribes spp.) have enjoyed great popularity in the past. More
Injerto de Corona o Corteza
Injerto de Corona o Corteza - Videos Videos

Injerto de Corona o Corteza

Montserrat Fonseca Estrada, Mike Basedow

8:28

Conforme los consumidores cambian sus preferencias por las manzanas que más disfrutan, los productores pueden convertir porciones de sus huertos a estos nuevos cultivares. More
Injerto inglés o de lengüeta
Injerto inglés o de lengüeta - Videos Videos

Injerto inglés o de lengüeta

Mike Basedow, Montserrat Fonseca Estrada

8:24

¿Tiene un árbol antiguo en el que le gustaría injertar una variedad moderna con raíces más pequeñas? More
'Malwina' fruit sprouting leaves. Photo: Kathy Demchak
Matted-Row Strawberry Variety Trial—Second-Year Results - Articles Articles
We collected data on performance of sixteen cultivars or advanced selections of strawberries in the second harvest year of a matted-row trial. Some were great, and others had a few issues. More
Apples for the Retail Market
Apples for the Retail Market - Videos Videos
The following apples are excellent choices for retail markets. These include well-known cultivars, and some less familiar apples with characteristics that will help them stand out in the farm stand. More
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