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    • Apple varieties grown in New York State 

      Way, Roger (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1979-04)
      No apple variety is perfect. Each has its own special problems in growing; each must be handled differently. The grower must learn the peculiarities of each and adjust his cultural practices accordingly. Financial success ...
    • Burgundy- An early fall, dark red apple 

      Way, Roger; Lamb, Robert (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1974-09)
      The Burgundy apple (N.Y. 161) originated from a cross made by R. C. Lamb in 1953, Monroex N.Y. 18491 (Macoun x Antonovka). A population of 357 seedlings from the cross was field planted in May 1955. As the seedlings ...
    • Cherry Varieties in New York State 

      Way, Roger (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1974-02)
      Red tart cherries in New York are almost all of one variety, Montmorency. About two-thirds are grown for freezing and the rest for canning. More than 75 per cent of the State's crop is harvested by machine. Mechanical ...
    • 'Early Cortland' and 'Geneva Early' Apples 

      Way, Roger; Livermore, Kenneth; Aldwinckle, Herbert (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1982)
      'Early Cortland' originated from the controlled crosspollination, 'Cortland' x 'Lodi', made in 1938. It was selected in August 1949 from a progeny of 44 seedlings. During its testing period before introduction, it was ...
    • Elderberry Culture in New York State 

      Way, Roger (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1981)
      Tomato ringspot virus (TomRSV) which is spread by nematodes in the soil and by pollen is a devastating disease on elderberries. While it was originally discovered on the tomato, it is a very destructive disease on a ...
    • Empire- A High Quality Dessert Apple 

      Way, Roger (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1975-03)
      Empire first appeared in the markets in the early 1970's. It is a medium-sized, attractive, dark red apple, and has excellent eating quality. In the orchard, the tree is highly productive and easy to handle. Consumers ...
    • 'Fortune' Apple 

      Brown, Susan; Way, Roger; Terry, David; Livermore, Kenneth (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1995)
      'Fortune' is an excellent dual use variety because it is suitable for fresh and processing markets. 'Fortune' is an apple that gained high praise from growers before being officially named and introduced. In fact, it ...
    • Growing and processing the Wayne apple 

      Way, Roger; Cummins, James; LaBelle, Robert; Einset, J. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1973-04)
      Although several years of commercial experience have revealed some substantial problems in growing Wayne, it nevertheless has outstanding potential when properly managed in the orchard and handled for processing. Wayne ...
    • Jonamac- a new apple from Geneva 

      Way, Roger (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1972-08)
      Because of this good performance over a 17-year period both in Experiment Station trials and in commercial orchards, Jonamac is introduced as a Mclntosh-type dessert apple, ripening about 8 days before Mclntosh. It is ...
    • 'Kristin' Sweet Cherry 

      Way, Roger; Ystaas, Jonas; Livermore, Kenneth; Lamb, Robert (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1982)
      Kristin' is a new, mid-season, productive, large, black, high quality sweet cherry. It is similar to 'Schmidt' but trees are more winter hardy and more heavily cropping and fruits are larger. It has performed especially ...
    • LIBERTY, a new disease resistant apple 

      Lamb, Robert; Aldwinckle, Herb; Way, Roger; Terry, David (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1978-08)
      At first, the objective of this project was resistance to apple scab only, but it soon became clear that when apples were grown without any chemical disease control, the other major diseases (cedar apple rust, fire ...
    • New York Tree Fruit Pest Management Project 1973-1978 

      Tette, James; Glass, Edward; Bruno, D.; Way, Roger (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1979-09)
      Of all the crops grown in New York, apple ranks number one when it comes to the pest complex affecting the crop. It is plagued by a large number of pests including insects, mites, disease organisms, rodents, nematodes, ...
    • 'Northern Lights' Apple 

      Way, Roger; Brown, Susan; Livermore, Kenneth; Boe, Arthur (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1990)
      'Northern Lights' is a new apple variety that ripens in early mid-season (mid-September). It is large and 60 to 100 per cent of its skin is a glossy, attractive bright red. Its flavor is slightly tart, fruity-flavored ...
    • Pollination and fruit set of fruit crops 

      Way, Roger (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1978-12)
      The purposes of this bulletin are (a) to describe mechanisms of pollination, (b) to outline cultural practices favoring good fruit set, (c) to summarize pollination requirements of apples, (d) to suggest orchard planting ...
    • 'Royal Empire' Apple; A Highly Colored Sport of 'Empire' 

      Brown, Susan; Way, Roger; F., Harold; H., Russell; Teeple, John (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1990)
      'Royal Empire'? is a color sport of 'Empire' that has been patented as 'Teeple Red Empire' with registration pending under the trademark 'Royal Empire'. This cultivar is exceptional for the greater amount of red color ...
    • Sweet and Tart Cherry Varieties: Descriptions and Cultural Recommendations 

      Brown, Susan; Way, Roger; Terry, David (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1989)
      The 1985 Orchard and Vineyard Survey by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets listed 257 sweet cherry orchards in New York State with total acreage estimated at 1,073 acres. Cultivars being grown ...