Branded apples see strong growth in sales

CMI Orchards has announced strong branded apple sales growth for several of its brands.
Jazz™ apples jumped into the second position for branded apple sales across the United States, with an…
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Chile poised to tackle food shortages and climate change with ‘Golden Apple’ and other CRISPR-edited crops | Genetic Literacy Project

Chile’s intense political unrest exacerbated by months of COVID-19 quarantine has temporarily overshadowed a relentless environmental
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“We see continued growth in high-flavor varieties like Honeycrisp, Envy, and Jazz”

Harvest of the 2020 apple crop started early August in Washington state. “We began with conventional and organic Honeycrisp, followed by Galas, and early Fujis,” says Blake Belknap, VP of…
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Scientists identify new fungal pathogen in New York apples

In a study of New York state apple orchards, Cornell plant pathologists have identified a new fungal pathogen that causes bitter rot disease in apples. Also, a second related fungus known to…
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