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.

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  • 'Abundance' Grape 

    Reisch, B.I.; Luce, R.S.; Henick-Kling, T.; Pool, R.M. (2003)
    This version of New York's Food and Life Sciences Bulletin Number 157 was never published since the grape variety was renamed. This variety was also called GR7, Rubiana and Geneva Red. This unpublished version is posted ...
  • 'Geneva Red' Grape 

    Reisch, B.I.; Luce, R.S.; Henick-Kling, T.; Pool, R.M. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 2003)
    'Geneva Red' ripens usually between mid-Sept and early Oct at Geneva, NY. Depending upon maturity and cropping level it makes medium to dark red wines. In warm years wines may have cherry or red berry aromas with some ...
  • New York Integrated Fruit Production Protocol for Apples. Appendix: NY-IFP Agrochemicals for 2006* Uses and Precautions 

    Unknown author (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 2006)
    Contains tables listing agrochemicals for use under the New York Integrated Fruit Production Protocol for Apples.
  • 'Corot noir' Grape 

    Reisch, B.I.; Luce, R.S.; Bordelon, Bruce; Henick-Kling, T. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 2006)
    'Corot noir' is a mid to late season red wine grape suitable for either blending or the production of varietal wines. The wine has a deep red color and attractive cherry and berry fruit aromas. Its tannin structure is ...
  • 'Noiret' Grape 

    Reisch, B.I.; Luce, R.S.; Bordelon, Bruce; Henick-Kling, T. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 2006)
    'Noiret' is a mid-season red wine grape suitable for the production of varietal wines. The distinctive red wine is rickly colored and has notes of green and black pepper along with raspberry, blackberry, and some mint ...
  • 'Valvin Muscat' Grape 

    Reisch, B.I.; Luce, R.S.; Bordelon, Bruce; Henick-Kling, T. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 2006)
    'Valvin Muscat' is a mid-season white wine grape with a distinctive muscat flavor and no objectionable bitterness. It is suitable for the production of desirable highly aromatic varietal wines or for blending purposes. ...
  • Canadice and Glenora Seedless Grapes Named 

    Pool, R.; Watson, J.; Kimball, K.; Einset, J. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1977-09)
    A breeding program to produce seedless grapes was begun by the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in 1919. A major goal of this program has been to combine the seedless character that is derived from winter ...
  • New York Integrated Fruit Production Protocol for Apples 

    Cornell University Tree Fruit Work Group; Carroll, J.; Robinson, T. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 2006)
    Integrated Fruit Production (IFP) is defined as the economically successful production of high quality fruit with the best possible protection of the agroecosystem, human and domestic animal health, wildlife and ...
  • 'GR 7' Grape 

    Reisch, B.; Luce, R.; Henick-Kling, T.; Pool, R. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 2003)
    'GR 7' is an early / mid-season red wine grape for use primarily in red wine blends. It is distinguished from other red wine grapes grown in cool climates by its high degree of winter hardiness, adaptation to mechanized ...
  • 'Prelude' Red Raspberry 

    Maloney, Kevin; Reich, Jack; Sanford, John (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1998)
    'Prelude' is a new red raspberry developed by Cornell University at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York. 'Prelude' is noted for having a very early summer crop, peaking in production ...
  • 'Encore' Red Raspberry 

    Maloney, Kevin; Reich, Jack; Sanford, John (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1998)
    'Encore' is a new red raspberry developed by Cornell University at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York. 'Encore' is outstanding for its consistent performance over many years of testing. ...
  • List of Fruit Varieties 

    Cornell University (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1997)
    Scientists at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY, have introduced 241 new fruit varieties since the Station's founding in 1880. Many of these cultivars are grown commercially in New York ...
  • Varieties of Commercial Interest: Jonagold 

    Brown, Susan (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1997)
    This is an excellent quality apple which has been widely planted throughout Europe and is increasing in importance in the US. 'Jonagold' is suitable for the fresh market and for processing. The best fruit color is obtained ...
  • 'Traminette' Grape 

    Reisch, B.; Pool, R.; Robinson, W.; Henick-Kling, T.; Gavitt, B.; Watson, J.; Martens, M.; Luce, R.; Barrett, H. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996)
    'Traminette' is distinguished by its superior wine quality combined with good productivity, partial resistance to several fungal diseases, and cold hardiness superior to its acclaimed parent, 'Gewurztraminer'. It is ...
  • 'Marquis' Grape 

    Reisch, B.; Pool, R.; Martens, M.; Luce, R.; Remaily, G.; Zabadal, T. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996)
    'Marquis' is a mid-season, white seedless grape with large, spherical berries borne on large clusters. It has excellent flavor, good cold hardiness, and is best suited for home gardens and u-pick commercial operations.
  • '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 ...
  • Small Scale, Sustainable, IPM and Production Systems for Apples in Romania 

    USDA/OICD, RSED; Cornell University; University of Massachusetts (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1995)
    Romania, a country in eastern Europe, which is about the size of the state of Wyoming, has a long history of apple production. Production figures during the last several years show that it may be the ninth or tenth largest ...
  • Minimal Processing of New York Apples 

    Lee, C.; Smith, N. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1995)
    Much research has been done to find the optimum conditions for whole fruits and vegetables, but only limited information is available on fresh cut and other minimally processed products. Minimal processing includes ...
  • Onion Maggot Management in New York, Michigan, and Wisconsin 

    Eckenrode, C.; Nyrop, J. (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, 1995)
    The onion maggot (OM) continues to threaten commercial onion production in New York (ca. 12,000 acres), Michigan (ca. 8,000 acres), and Wisconsin (ca. 2,000 acres). In these states, onions are intensively grown on high ...
  • 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 ...

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