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Fruit Disorders: Prevention of Scarf Skin on Apple Fruit - Articles Articles

Fruit Disorders: Prevention of Scarf Skin on Apple Fruit

James Schupp, Ph.D., Melanie Schupp, Edwin Winzeler, Tara Baugher, Daniel Weber, Donald Seifrit

Scarf skin is a physiological disorder of apple fruit that causes a dull gray cloudy or waxy appearance on the surface of the peel (epidermis) where it is most readily observed on varieties with a red or dark red background. More
Buckeye Gala/M. 9. Photo: Tara Baugher, Penn State
Apple PGRs - Shifting Harvest Window of Gala a Risk in Warmer Climates - Articles Articles

Apple PGRs - Shifting Harvest Window of Gala a Risk in Warmer Climates

James Schupp, Ph.D., Edwin Winzeler, Lynn Kime

Researchers in cooler regions have recommended the 2-pouch rate of ReTain be used to delay harvest by up to six weeks, but this was not possible in Southcentral PA in 2016. More
Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Pear
Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Pear - Articles Articles

Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Pear

Tara Baugher, Edwin Winzeler

Stages of pear fruit bud development. More
Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Peach
Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Peach - Articles Articles

Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Peach

Tara Baugher, Edwin Winzeler

Stages of peach fruit bud development. More
Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Apple
Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Apple - Articles Articles

Tree Fruit Bloom Stages - Apple

Tara Baugher, Edwin Winzeler

Stages of apple fruit bud development. More
Photo courtesy of PA Cider Guild.
Using Mid-Atlantic Processing Fruit in Hard Cider Production - Articles Articles
Exploring the potential for using Mid-Atlantic processing apple varieties in hard cider production. More