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Tuesday, December 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three food grade colorants identified for citrus »
IMAGE:  Oranges treated with annatto extract, paprika extract, and paprika oleoresin show the dark orange color prefe...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Common kitchen practices detrimental to tomato aroma »
IMAGE:  Researchers analyzed tomato volatiles using Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry, and compared the volatile p...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Participatory breeding program assists organic tomato growers »
IMAGE:  Researchers in Indiana explored new breeding options using an online grower survey and field trials. They fou...
Friday, October 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Travel Grants Now Available for the 2016 Urban Food Systems Symposium »
Student Travel Grants now Available for 2016 Urban Food Systems Symposium, June 22-25, 2016 At least six travel grant...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seaweed extract benefits petunia, tomato transplants »
ITHACA, NY - Seaweed extracts are used widely in agriculture and horticulture production systems. Benefits of the extracts...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Homeowners like money-saving benefits of smart irrigation controllers »
GAINESVILLE, FL - Smart irrigation controllers, technologies used to decrease landscape water applications, are catching o...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conventional, compost, organic production compared for strawberry »
RALEIGH, NC - A team of researchers from North Carolina State University set out to provide strawberry growers in their re...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preserving the best qualities of 'Honeycrisp' apples »
PUYALLYP, WA - 'Honeycrisp' apples are among the most popular varieties in today's fresh fruit market. The apple's explosi...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New treatment extends shelf life of bananas »
MADISON, WI - Around the world, bananas are one of the most popular tropical fruits. Despite their popularity, bananas hav...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study shows potential for sweetpotato production in Pacific Northwest »
ONTARIO, OR - Sweetpotato, a warm-season root crop grown across the world, needs heat and humidity to flourish. In the Uni...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Who buys fresh flowers as gifts? »
TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Researchers from the Department of Bio-Industry Communication and Development at National Taiwan Universi...
Monday, October 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forage crop promising as ecologically friendly ornamental groundcover »
IMAGE:  Photo shows the EX1 selection of rhizoma peanut ( Arachis glabrata ) in Quincy, Florida in April. The crop is...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New irrigation strategies for pecans in humid climates »
IMAGE:  A pecan orchard used in a research study demonstrated pecan trees can tolerate a 38% reduction in irrigation...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study reveals answers for managing Guam's threatened native trees »
IMAGE:  Photos showing a newly emerged Serianthes nelsonii seedling (left) and cluster of Tabernaemontana rotensis...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rotating Trellis Boosts Profits for Blackberry Growers »
Rotating Trellis Boosts Profits for Blackberry Growers   A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scient...
Friday, July 31, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Tony Simmons, McIlhenny Company, Awarded ASHS President's Distinguished Industry Achievement Award »
Each year the Industry Division of the American Society for Horticultural Scientists (ASHS) chooses an outstanding person...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
End-of-production LED Lighting Increases Red Pigmentation in Lettuce »
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - Growing vegetables in greenhouses extends crop production seasons in northern latitudes, but the gree...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Malic Acid Encourages Sweet Cherry Cracking »
HANNOVER, GERMANY -- "Cracking" is a problem for sweet cherry production wherever the high-value crop is grown. However, d...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Light-emitting Diode Sole-source Lighting Effective in Bedding Plant Seedling Production »
IMAGE:  Bedding plant seedlings are shown growing under light-emitting diode supplemental lighting in the greenhouse....
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Management Strategies to Reduce Catfacing in Peaches »
IMAGE:  A study of 'Contender' peach orchards evaluated six different vegetation-free strips maintained with and with...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Simulated Seawater Flooding Decreases Growth of Vegetable Seedlings »
IMAGE:  Seedlings shown 2 days after being flooded with simulated seawater show visible salt damage. Left side (top t...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effective season extension technologies identified for strawberry production »
High tunnels, low tunnels, supplemental heating increase yields, raise income for growers LOGAN, UT -- Fruit growers in...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treatments of hot water with calcium found effective for kiwifruit »
Simple, non-contaminant technology improves kiwi quality during long-term storage SHIRAZ, IRAN - Following the introduc...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sandwich system found effective in organic apple orchards »
Study of orchard floor management systems reveals alternatives to mechanical cultivation ALNARP, SWEDEN -- In organic a...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
How container-grown plants capture sprinkler irrigation water »
Researchers determine 'capture factor' to help growers reduce irrigation times, water use IMAGE:  A...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilization regimen reduces environmental impact of landscape palms »
Controlled-release fertilizers shown to lessen nitrogen, phosphate applied IMAGE:  This is a...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASHS Recognizes Bartram’s Garden as a Horticultural Landmark »
ASHS Recognizes Bartram ’ s Garden as a Horticultural Landmark      ASHS President Mike Arnold ad...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
One of the Best Fields for New College Graduates? Agriculture. »
News Release Release No. 0135.15 Contact:...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Select groundcover management systems found viable for organically managed apple orchard »
Ozark Highlands study reveals strategies to improve soil quality, meet National Organic Program goals FAYETTEVILLE, AR...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Optimal substrate moisture content determined for high-quality bedding plants »
Study recommends controlled irrigation treatments for extending shelf life of Angelonia angustifolia COLLEGE STATION,...
Monday, April 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Living mulch, organic fertilizer tested on broccoli »
Experiments show some evidence that living mulch reduces yields IMAGE:  An experiment at the Univer...
Monday, April 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Producing strawberries in high-pH soil at high elevations »
In New Mexico, researchers recommend best cultivars for short seasons, challenging conditions IMAGE:&nbs...
Monday, April 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regulating poinsettia's height »
Controlled water deficit effective alternative to plant growth retardants IMAGE:  A study det...
Monday, April 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Liquid corn, fish fertilizers 'good options' for organic blackberry production »
Two fertilizers effectively deliver needed nutrients through drip system IMAGE:  'Marion' bla...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hydrolyzed fish fertilizer tested in organic vegetable production »
Organic fertilizer found economically feasible in tests with squash, collards     Image: Auburn Univer...

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