News tagged with cherries

Malic acid encourages sweet cherry cracking

"Cracking" is a problem for sweet cherry production wherever the high-value crop is grown. However, despite considerable research, the reason that this phenomenon occurs has not been clear. In a new study, Andreas Winkler, ...

dateJul 29, 2015 in Ecology
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Helping sweet cherries survive the long haul

A new study says that cherry producers need to understand new intricacies of the production-harvest-marketing continuum in order to successfully move sweet cherries from growers to end consumers. For example, the Canadian ...

dateOct 23, 2014 in Ecology
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The future of sweet cherry in Australia

Predicted variations in global climates have fruit producers trying to determine which crops are best suited to weathering future temperature changes. Extreme high-temperature events are expected to become more frequent, ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Ecology
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