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Chilean research evaluates the effects of biostimulants on Santina varieties

Varieties

27 May 2024

The research evaluated the effect of the product Botan Foliar on fruit production and quality in Santina variety cherry trees grafted on Colt rootstock. Product applications and evaluations were carried out during the spring of the 2023-24 season.

Cherry growers and consumers in Washington continue to focus on the Rainier variety

Varieties

27 May 2024

The Rainier price remained above $5 per pound. ‘It was the only cherry we made a profit on last year. That's what we count on every year,' said John Griggs Jr. who grows about 200 acres of cherries, half of which are Rainier.

Uzbekistan cherry varieties: a prospective look

Varieties

22 May 2024

Uzbekistan, with its 35 million inhabitants and an area of 450,000 square kilometres (a third more than Italy), ranks fifth globally in producing more than 100,000 tonnes of cherries per year. The only sticking point concerns the varietal landscape.

Royal Apache, a new early cherry variety

Varieties

22 May 2024

The new cherry variety is the result of years of observation and contrasting its characteristics. Since 2012, it has been attracting a lot of attention in the test fields for its good qualities in terms of hardness (80 Durofel) and sugar content above 20 °brix.

LFP programme: German ultra-late varieties on their way to possible conquest of Chile

Varieties

17 May 2024

The German LFP selections, including the promising varieties KIR VULCANO®, KIR LAMOUR® and KIR ROSSO® have a harvest period between Regina and up to 2 weeks after staccato. They have already established themselves in Chile and will bear their first fruit in the 2024/25 season.

The search for suitable organic cherry varieties becomes easy at bioactualites.ch

Varieties

18 Mar 2024

In response to the changing communication habits of organic farmers, FiBL has made variety information available interactively on the webpage recherche-varietes.bioactualites.ch, where it is possible to search for varieties with specific characteristics.

Marysa®, a sweet cherry with a sour cherry flavour

Varieties

15 Mar 2024

In agronomic terms, Marysa® had attributes that were in some cases superior to the Sweet® varieties, in terms of rusticity and productivity, high harvest yields and fruit size. The variety spread not only in its area of origin, but also in the Verona area.

ANA Chile® tells us about the new varieties that will be launched in 2025

Varieties

15 Mar 2024

To talk about the new varieties making their debut in Chile, we contacted Lorena Pinto, product manager of ANA Chile. Among the new varieties still in the testing phase is Nipama, which will be placed 3 to 5 days before Nimba, which is harvested between weeks 44 and 45.

Prim 2.5, new global variety: obtained in Germany and produced in Chile for the Chinese market

Press review Varieties

17 Jan 2024

Gonzalo Matamala, manager of Giddings Fruit, said that this variety is earlier than Santina and is characterised by a great hardiness. Furthermore, this variety is being developed for the Chinese market in order to cover the early and late part of the season.

Chilean variety prospect: study phase progresses, but much attention is also paid to logistical problems

Press review Varieties

15 Jan 2024

In 2010, a major development project, Consorcio Tecnológico de la Fruta, was initiated to obtain new cultivars suited to the Chilean climate and export market. 24 of the 30 advanced selections have already been grafted and are being studied.