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Breeding a Better Strawberry:Scientists Uncover Genetic Roadmap of Cultivated Strawberry

Steve Knapp

Consumers want strawberries to be red, sweet, ripe and juicy, like those fresh picked from a garden. Suppliers want them to be easy to handle and ship, without getting squished. Commercial strawberry growers need their crops to be high-yielding and disease-resistant. An international team of scientists led by the University of California, Davis, and Michigan State University has taken a …

Oregon Strawberry Annual Growers Meeting

AGENDA 9:30 – 9:35 – Matt Unger Chair, OSC · Introduction and Overview of the Activities of the Oregon Strawberry Commission 9:35 – 9:55  – Pat Moore, WSU & Wendy Hoashi-Erhardt, WSU · Development of New Strawberry Cultivars for the Pacific Northwest 9:55 – 10:25  – Bernadine Strik, OSU & Chad Finn, USDA-ARS · Cooperative Breeding Program – Strawberries 10:25 …

New High-Yield Strawberry, Raspberry Varieties Released

By Krisy Gashler These berries yield like the dickens. Cornell’s berry breeding program is releasing two new varieties, which will be available for planting in spring 2019: a strawberry, Dickens, and a raspberry, Crimson Treasure. Both varieties produce large fruits with vibrant colors that maintain peak flavor for longer than most heritage varieties. The new berries are the handiwork of …

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