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Apple R2F Webinar on Rootstock




Event Details

Date

March 1, 2022

Time

11am - 4pm EST

Location

Webinar

Host

CCE-ENYCHP & CCE-LOFP

Mario Miranda Sazo
315-719-1318


Event Registration



The Cornell Fruit Team is pleased to announce a nationwide SCRI Apple Root to Fruit (R2F) webinar for apple growers, extension educators, and crop consultants on Tuesday March 1st,2022, 11am-4pm (Eastern Time). This free webinar will provide an opportunity to learn new findings on rootstock and nutrition for managing 'Honeycrisp' and other high value varieties in the Pacific Northwest and Eastern U.S.

This webinar will be a one-day intensive workshop focusing on the new advances in nutrition and rootstock research and the applications of new designer rootstocks suited for specific climates, soils, cultivars, and planting systems in the U.S.

Register now:
https://cornell.zoom.us/webina...

Webinar Agenda

11:00 am EST Webinar begins

11:00-11:40 am Apple rootstock performance -an eastern perspective. Terence Robinson, Cornell University

11:40-12:20 pm Honeycrisp nutrient requirement and mitigation of bitter pit. Lailiang Cheng, CU

12:20-1:00 pm Apple rootstock performance - a western perspective. Stefano Musacchi, Washington State University

1:00- 1:30 pm Break

1:30-2:10 pm Role of rootstock and abiotic environment in tree nutrition. Lee Kalcsits, WSU

2:10-2:30 pm Rootstock effects on fruit quality and storability of Honeycrisp and Fuji. Essie Fallahi, University of Idaho

2:30-2:50 pm What we learned from rootstock trials in Michigan? Greg Lang, Michigan State University

2:50-3:30 pm Rootstock genotype and the root microbiome: implications for the control of replant disease. Tracy Somera, USDA ARS

3:30-3:50 pm New apple rootstocks on the horizon. Gennaro Fazio, CU and Terence Robinson, CU

4:00 pm Adjourn


Please contact Mario Miranda Sazo with any questions: 315 719 1318 | mrm67@cornell.edu



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Meeting Recordings Now Available

Did you miss the recent meeting?  Check and see if we recorded it and added it to our website or Lake Ontario Fruit Program YouTube Channel.

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New Publication on Growing Pawpaws

Are you a fan of pawpaws? These custardy fruits can be hard to come across, so this guide provides information on how to grow your own pawpaw from seed, and how to care for grafted seedlings. Pdf on growing now available.​ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=799&crumb=crops|crops|unusual_fruit|crop*50

New Weed Management Technology Survey

Want to move away from herbicide reliance? Are you using novel technologies to manage weeds? We want to know about it to inform our weed science research. A team of weed scientists from University of California Davis, Oregon State University, and Cornell University are asking berry, tree fruit, tree nut, and vine crop growers to take 5 to 10 minutes and answer this short and anonymous survey. Weed Technology Survey link: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEpfAijoP7puQDP

For more information on this survey please visit http://blogs.cornell.edu/swd1/2020/12/02/new-weed-management-technology/


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The Pollinator Webinar Series presented by Penn State cover bee health and pollination services.



Bloom Pesticides for Pollinator Health

A reference table created by Janet van Zoeren and Anna Wallis, is now available at https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=711&crumb=pests|pests.