New York's Food and Life Sciences (FLS) Bulletin reports new developments in fruit and vegetable breeding, performance, diseases, and integrated pest management. It is of interest to researchers and the public.

Recent Submissions

  • Sampling Second Generation Spotted Tentiform Leafminer: a Means to Reduce Overall Control Costs and Facilitate Biological Control of Mites in Apple Orchards 

    Schmaedick, Mark; Nyrop, Jan (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1993)
    Insecticides commonly used for STLM control (methomyl, oxamyl, and pyrethroids such as esfenvalerate) are highly toxic to predatory mites. Because they greatly reduce mite predator numbers, applications of these ...
  • Composition of experimental New York State grape brandies 

    Lee, Chang; Iredale, H.; Robinson, W. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1974-03)
    Although New York State has no brandy distillation industry, it is possible that distillation may be developed in the future with increased grape and wine production and availability of considerable quantities of other ...
  • Protecting the Tractor Operator in the Application of Pesticidal Chemicals 

    Taschenberg, E.; Minnick, Donald; Bourke, John (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1975-03)
    The hazards associated with the handling and application of toxic chemicals employed in insect control require that strict precautionary measures must be followed. It necessitates the use of appropriate safety equipment. ...
  • Peach and nectarine varieties for New York State 

    Lamb, Robert; Terry, David (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1973-05)
    Judicial selection of peach and nectarine varieties is the key to a successful planting. Time devoted to studying the available varieties before planting is likely to be well spent. Variety characteristics, such as yield, ...
  • Lakemont and Suffolk Red seedless grapes named 

    Einset, John (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1972-08)
    A major objective in breeding dessert grapes has been to combine the seedless character available in certain grapes of Mediterranean origin with sufficient cold hardiness and disease resistance from our American grapes ...
  • Physical treatments of food processing wastewaters 

    Saravacos, G.; Iredale, H. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1971-06)
    This report describes some experimental work and results obtained on the physical treatments of food processing wastewaters at the Geneva Food Research Laboratory during the period 1969-1971. Typical wastewaters from ...
  • Highland- a new winter pear 

    Lamb, Robert (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1974-09)
    Highland was selected from a progeny of 119 seedlings of a cross of Bartlett x Cornice made in 1944 by Dr. George Oberle. It first fruited in 1956 and was selected by the author for further test. In 1963, it was made ...
  • '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 ...
  • Effects of Liberal Concentrate Feeding on Health, Reproductive Efficiency, Economy of Milk Production, and Other Related Responses of the Dairy Cow 

    Trimberger, G.; Tyrrell, H.; Morrow, D.; Reid, J.; Wright, M.; Shipe, W.; Merrill, W.; Loosli, J.; Coppock, C.; Cornell University; Moore, L.; Gordon, C. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1972-02)
    An increasing supply of grain at lower prices has en- couraged dairymen to feed more concentrates to cows bred for high production. Some dairymen have experienced phenomenal changes in levels of ...
  • 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, ...

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