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Cherry production in British Columbia: an example of Canadian success

Production

17 Jul 2024

Since the 1990s, the growth of the Canadian industry has focused mainly on working with foreign countries to conclude agreements for the purchase of our fruit. Canadian cherries are exported to more than 20 countries, including Japan and South Korea.

Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms in cherry ripening: the role of ABA

Production

11 Jul 2024

In a recent study, researchers explored how ABA modulates these ripening processes at both genetic and epigenetic levels through RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) and whole-genome bisulfite sequencing (WGBS).

China on the rise: USDA says 850,000 tonnes will be counted for the 2024-2025 season

Production

11 Jul 2024

Currently, the drought continues in some areas of northern China, including the main producing province, Shandong. However, according to growers in Yantai, the adverse weather will only affect late-ripening cherries.

Anuarios de Mercado 2024: statistics and analysis of the Chilean market in iQonsulting's report

Production

10 Jul 2024

iQonsulting's 'Anuarios de Mercado 2024' report offers an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of the global cherry market, providing a meticulous examination of the latest trends, market dynamics and economic factors affecting the Chilean industry.

With freezing problems behind it, Michigan expects a historic cherry yield for the 2024 season

Production

09 Jul 2024

"In Michigan, in particular, producers are looking at the largest harvest since 2018," says Lance Honing, USDA. "The national total number, 355,000 tonnes, could technically be said to be up 30 per cent from last year."

Kashmir (India): serious setback due to weather irregularities

Production

09 Jul 2024

Kashmir's annual cherry production is between 12,000 and 14,000 tonnes. Affected by erratic weather, cherry growers in the middle of the harvest estimate a 30-50% drop in yield compared to last year.

Limited harvest, but still a quality product for British Columbia cherries

Production

05 Jul 2024

"The trees have not had a chance to acclimatise to this cold weather," said Sukhpaul Bal, cherry grower and president of the B.C. Cherry Association. "This is where we have seen a huge reduction in volume due to a rapid change in temperature."

Shoreline Fruit: innovation and growth of the largest US sour cherry cooperative

Production

04 Jul 2024

International competition, labour shortages and climate change keep growers on their toes. On the bright side, new partnerships and technology, including TikTok, can help offset the challenges growers face.

US season 2024: 355,000 tonnes expected, slight increase over 2023

Production

03 Jul 2024

"The national total number is 355,000 tonnes, technically one could say it is up three-tenths of a percentage point from 2023. But if you exclude Michigan, which was not counted in the total last year, there is a decrease of 5.9 per cent."

Altes Land (Germany): early harvest but quality cherries thanks to covers

Production

03 Jul 2024

'Thanks to the early blossoming this year, the harvest is particularly early,' explains Claus Schliecker, president of Landvolk Niedersachsen. He and his colleagues invest around EUR 120,000 per hectare to cover the cherry trees with rain covers and insect nets.