|Welcome to the NE-183 Regional Apple Cultivar Evaluation Project|
|NE-183 Apple Cultivar Evaluation Project: Publications|
R. CRASSWELLER, R. MCNEW, A. AZARENKO, B. BARRITT, R. BELDING, L. BERKETT, S. BROWN, J. CLEMENTS, J. CLINE, W. COWGILL, D. FERREE, E. GARCIA, D. GREENE, G. GREENE, C. HAMPSON, I. MERWIN, D. MILLER, S. MILLER, R. MORAN, J. OBERMILLER, D. ROSENBERGER, C. ROM, T. ROPER, J. SCHUPP, E. STOVER. Performance of Apple Cultivars in the 1995 NE-183 Regional Project Planting: I Growth and Yield Characteristics. Journal of the American Pomological Society 59(1):18-27 2005. (Full text article, Adobe Acrobat PDF, 3.2 MB)
S. MILLER, C. HAMPSON, R. MCNEW, L. BERKETT, S. BROWN, J. CLEMENTS, R. CRASSWELLER, E. GARCIA, D. GREENE, AND G. GREENE. Performance of Apple Cultivars in the 1995 NE-183 Regional Project Planting: III. Fruit Sensory Characteristics. Journal of the American Pomological Society 59(1):28-43 2005. (Full text article, Adobe Acrobat PDF, 3.7 MB)
ALAN R. BIGGS AND STEPHEN S. MILLER. Comparative Relative Susceptibility of NE-183 Apple Cultivars to Fruit Rot Pathogens in West Virginia. Journal of the American Pomological Society 59(2):72-77 2005. (Full text article, Adobe Acrobat PDF, 352 KB)
S.S. Miller, R.W. McNew, B.H. Barritt, L. Berkett, S.K. Brown, J.A. Cline, J.M. Clements, W.P. Cowgill, R.M. Crassweller, M.E. Garcia, D.W. Green, G.M. Green, C.R. Hampson, I. Merwin, D.D. Miller, R.E. Moran, C.R. Rom, T.R. Roper, J.R. Schupp, E. Stover, 2005. Effect of Cultivar and Site on Fruit Quality as Demonstrated by the NE-183 Regional Project on Apple Cultivars. HortTechnology 15(4):886-895 http://www.electronicipc.com/journalez/detail.cfm?code=04200030150427&cfid=&cftoken
Janick, J., J. Goffreda, S. Korban. 2004. 'Co-op 33' (Pixie Crunch™) Apple. HortScience 39(2): 452-453.
Greene, D. W, A. Azarenko, B. Barritt, B. Belding, L. Berkett, J. Cline, W. Cowgill, D. Ferree, E. Garcia, G. Greene, C. Hampson, R, NcNew, I. Merwin, D. Miller, S. Miller, R. Moran, M. Parker, D. Rosenberger, C. Rom, T. Roper, J. Schupp, E. Stover. 2004. Multidisciplinary evaluation of new apple cultivars: The NE-183 Regional Project. J. Amer. Pomol. Soc. 58(2):61-64.
Miller, S., R. McNew, R. Belding, L. Berkett, S. Brown, J. Clements, J. Cline, W. Cowgill, R. Crassweller, E. Garcia, D. Greene, G. Greene, C. Hampson, I. Merwin, R. Moran, T. Roper, J. Schupp, E. Stover. 2004. Performance of apple cultivars in the 1995 NE-183 Regional Project planting: II. Fruit quality characteristics. J. Amer. Pomol. Soc. 58(2):65-77. (Full text article, Adobe Acrobat PDF, 1.6 MB)
Hampson, C. R. McNew, A. Azarenko, L. Berkett, B. Barritt, R. Belding, S. Brown, J. Clements, J. Cline, W. Cowgill, R. Crassweller, E. Garcia, D. Greene, G. Greene, I. Merwin, D. Miller, S. Miller, R. Moran, J. D. Obermiller, C. Rom, T. Roper, J. Schupp, and E. Stover. 2004. Performance of 'Braeburn', 'Golden Delicious' and 'Yataka Fuji' apple on Mark and M.9 rootstocks at multiple locations across North America. J. Amer. Pomol. Soc. 58(2):78-89.
Crassweller, R. M. and D. E. Smith. 2003. Apple cultivar sensitivity to azoxystrobin fungicide. J. Amer. Pomological Society. 57:166-168
Greene, D.W. and S.A. Weis. 2003. Apple varieties with a future. Compact Fruit Tree 36(2):55-56.
Merwin,I.A., Byard, R.B., and Pomper, K. (2003) Survival, Growth and Establishment of Grafted Pawpaws in Upstate New York. HortTechnology 13(3):421-422.
Wargo, J.M., I.A. Merwin, and C.B. Watkins. (2003). Fruit
size, yield and market value
Refereed in Press
D.C. and J.C Schmid. 2003. Spur and flower characteristics of cultivars
C., Quamme, H.A., Kappel, F. and Brownlee, R.T. 2003. Varying density
Hampson, C., Quamme, H.A., Kappel, F. and Brownlee, R.T. 2003. Varying density with constant rectangularity. 2.Effects on Apple Tree Yield, Fruit Size and Fruit Color Development in Three Training Systems Over Ten Years. HortScience, in press.
Nichols, D., C. Embree, J. Cline, and H. Ju. 2003. Bloom and Fruitlet thinners affect Crop-Load, Fruit Weight, Seed Number and Return Bloom of ’Northern Spy’ Apple. HortSci. (In Press)
Prive’, J.-P., J. Cline, C. Embree, E. Fava and D. Nichols. 2002. Physiology and efficacy of apple trees treated with Prohexadione-calcium in three Canadian Provinces. Acta Hort. (In Press)
Quamme, H.A., Hampson, C.R., Hall, J.W., Sholberg, P.L., Bedford, K.E. and Randall, P. Inheritance of apple scab resistance from polygenic sources based on greenhouse and field evaluation. Acta Hort. 622, in press.
Extension Publications and Presentations
Barritt, B. 2002. The apple in the world of 2002. Obstbau Weinbau 39(10):263-264.
Barritt, B.H. 2002. Rewarding growers for quality. Good Fruit Grower 53(17):43.
Bittner, K. and Ian Merwin. 2003. Development and testing of a shrouded flame weeder for non-chemical weed control. NY Fruit Quarterly 11(1):23-25.
Cowgill, W.J., Jr., J. Compton 2002. ‘North Jersey Tree Fruit Annual Report’-Rutgers Cooperative Extension Bulletin E002O
Hampson, C. 2003. Apple breeding at Summerland. Fresh From the Cider Press 6(1):17-19.
Hampson, C. 2003. Snappy new apple coming soon. Orchard & Vine 44(2): 14.
Hampson, C. 2003. Subclones of M.9 rootstock: are they any different?
Miller, D.D. 2003. Evaluation of M. sieversii seedlings from Kazakhstan in Ohio for disease resistance and time of leafing. Abstract. Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics, 1-5 September, Angers, France.
Miller, D.D. 2003. Evaluation of blossom frost hardiness in a diverse collection of Malus germplasm. Abstract and poster. Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics, 1-5 September, Angers, France.
Miller, S.S. 2002. Horticultural performance of apple cultivars in the NE-183 planting in West Virginia. Proceedings: 78th Proc. Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conf., pp.189-202.
Moran, R. 6 October 2003. Harvest date and storage temperature affect softscald occurrence and fruit quality of ‘Honeycrisp’ apples. ASHS Annual Conference. Providence RI. Postharvest researchers. Attendance 25.
Moran, R.E. 5 March 2003. Performance of new apple varieties. Northeast Apple Society annual meeting. Sugarloaf, ME. Grower audience. Attendence 35.
Moran, R.E. February, 2003. Commercial apple varieties for Maine. Workshsop - commercial fruit growing for beginners. Monmouth, ME. Grower audience. Attendence 25.
Three invited lectures at a symposium in La Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile, on the sustainability of fruit-growing systems. Sept 22-24, 2003
Yoder, K. S. 2003. Controlling diseases in home apple plantings in Virginia. Grandiflora 9:17-26.
Merwin, I.A. (2003) Orchard Floor Management. Pp. 195-202 in: Concise Encyclopedia of Temperate Tree Fruits (T Baugher and S. Singha, eds.) Haworth Press, Binghampton, New York
Merwin, I.A. (2003). Orchard-Floor Management Systems. Pp. 303-318 in: Apples: Botany, Production and Uses (D.C. Ferree and I. Warrington, eds.) CABI Publ., Wallingford, England.
Greene, D.W. and S.A. Weis. 2001. Evaluation and
growing of Honeycrisp in New
Schupp, J. R., E. Fallahi and I. J. Chun. 2002. Effect of particle film on fruit sunburn, quality and maturity of ‘Fuji’ and ‘Honeycrisp’ apples. HortTech. 12:87-90.
Schupp, J. R., E. Fallahi, and I. J. Chun. 2002. Effect of Surround‘ Particle Film on Fruit Sunburn, Maturity and Quality of 'Fuji' and 'Honeycrisp’ Apples N. Y. Fruit Quarterly 10(1):17-19.
Schupp, J. R., Rosenberger, D. A., Watkins, C. B., Cheng, L., and Hoying, S.A. 2001. Understanding the bitter pit problem in Honeycrisp. Pages 1-8 in: Apple Handling and Storage: Proc. Storage Workshop 2001, Cornell University, Ithaca. Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES) Publication 153, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. 130 p.
Schupp, J., Straub, R., Rosenberger, D., and Watkins, C. 2001. Managing Honeycrisp for production and quality. Compact Fruit Tree 34:107-109.
Refereed in Press
Privé, J.P., J. Cline, C. Embree, E.Fava, and D. Nichols. 2002. Physiology and efficacy of aple treated with prohexadione-calcium in three Canadian provinces. Acta Hort. (in press).
Wargo, J.M., I.A. Merwin, and C.B. Watkins. (in press). Fruit size, yield and market value of ‘Goldrush’ apple are affected by amount, timing and method of nitrogen fertilization. HortTechnology 13:xx-yy.
Extension Publications and Presentations
Barritt, B.H. 2002. It’s a business—Invest wisely. Good Fruit Grower 53:40.
Barritt, B.H. 2002. New apple varieties as marketable products. Good Fruit Grower 53:64.
Barritt, B.H. 2002. Organic apples: Fad or our future. Good Fruit Grower 53(16):(in press).
Barritt, B.H. 2002. Understanding quality means thinking like a consumer. Good Fruit Grower 53(16):(in press).
Brown, S. and K. Maloney. 2002. Apple cultivars: A Geneva perspective. New York Fruit Quarterly 10 (2): 3-8.
Bushway, A. A., W. Hu, J. R. Schupp, T. M. Work and S. I. Koller. 2002. Quality Characteristics of Five Disease-Resistant apple cultivars. J. Amer. Pomological Soc. 56:94-105.
Crassweller, R. M. (coordinator) 2002. Commercial Tree Fruit Production Guide. The College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University. 283 pp.
Embree, C.G. 2002. Blossom and Fruitlet Thinning Trial 2000 Report. AAFC Technical Publication.
Embree, C.G. and D. Hebb. 2001. An evaluation of tree density and support systems for specialty cultivars. Technical report:01-07.
Embree, C.G. and W.E. Craig. 2001. Stocks for Apple and Pear, March 2001. Prepared by the Atlantic Committee on Fruit Crops. Published by the Authority of the Atlantic Provinces Agricultural Services Co-ordinating Committee. Publication ACC 1202.
Greene, D.W. 2002. Evaluation of new apple varieties, 1998 observations: A report to the New England Tree Fruit Growers Research Committee. Fruit Notes 67:13-19.
Greene, D.W and NE183 Cooperators. 2002. 1999 NE183 Planting Apple Cultivar Descriptions. Web publication at http://www.ne183.org/planting/1999/cultivardescriptions.htm.
Merwin, I.A. 2002. Apple Rootstocks--feature article in The Ithaca Journal, Oct. 7, 2002.
Merwin, I.A. Orchard site preparation: What works and what doesn’t? Proceedings of the New England Fruit Growers Mtg. Sturbridge, MA, Jan. 9, 2002
Merwin, I.A. Orchard floor management: Long-term impacts on fruit yields and nutrient availability. Proceedings of the New England Fruit Growers Mtg. Sturbridge, MA, Jan. 9, 2002
Rom, C.R. and J.B. Fausett. 2002. Fireblight symptom expression in apple research orchards-2001. In, Clark, J.R. and M.E. Evans, eds., Horticultural Studies 2001. Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Series 494:28-34.
D., J. Schupp, C. Watkins, K Iungerman, S. Hoying, D. Straub, and L.
Cheng. 2001. Honeycrisp:
promising profit maker or just another problem child? NY Fruit Quarterly 9(3):9-13.
Rosenberger, D., J. Schupp, C. Watkins, S. Hoying and L. Cheng. 2002. Effects of foliar applications of calcium, boron, and Flint fungicide on incidence of bitter pit. Pages 15-16 in: The New York State Apple Research and Development Program: Ten Years of Successful Research Support for the Apple Industry (T Robinson, ed.). NY Fruit Quarterly 10(2):3-17. http://www.nysaes.cornell.edu/hort/fq/summer02/summer02fq.pdf
Vance, L.A. and C.R. Rom. 2002. Chill and heat unit accumulation at four sites in Arkansas, 1999-2000. In, Clark, J.R. and M.E. Evans, eds., Horticultural Studies 2001. Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Series 494:37-39.
Weis, S.A., D. Greene and W. Bramlage. 2002. Comparing the harvest and storage characteristics of Mutsu and Shizuka apples. Fruit Notes 67:3.
Field Days and Research Presentations
Cowgill, W. Twilight meeting with a tour of the NE-183 planting. April 2002. Attended by 40 growers.
Embree, C. One invited talk on Honeycrisp production. Located at the University of Maine Highmoor Farm Summer Tour, July 23, 2002 in Monmouth, ME. Attended by 40 growers.
Merwin, I.A. Two invited talks at the New England Fruit Meetings in Sturbridge MA on Jan 9, 2002.
Merwin, I.A. Fruit Tree Soil Management. Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers mtg., St. Catherines, ON. Feb. 20, 2002.
Merwin, I.A. Workshops on Fruit-Tree Varieties, Growing and Pruning, Cornell Gardening Day, March 16, 2002 at Ithaca, NY.
Merwin, I.A. Cider apples and fermentation. Presentation on Oct. 12, 2002 at Bellwether Cider Co, Ithaca, NY.
Merwin, I.A. Presentation on apple variety identification at Schuyler County Apple Harvest Festival, Oct. 13, 2002. 300 people attending, Watkins Glen, NY
Merwin, I.A. Featured guest on call-in radio show “In the Garden” with Andre Viette. July 27th, 2002. Broadcast live all across the southern US.
PennState. A Fruit Grower Field day at the Fruit Research and Extension Center in Biglerville, July 11, 2002 toured both plantings. Attended by 40 growers.
PennState et al. A variety showcase and sampling at the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Jan. 30, 2002.
Schwallier, P. Apple Variety Showcase at the Great Lakes Expo.
Barritt, B.H. 2001. Apple varieties, quality and consumers. Proc. Wash. Sta. Hort. Assoc. 96:96-103.
Barritt, B.H. 2001. Apple quality for consumers. Compact Fruit Tree 34(2):54-56.
Barritt, B.H. 2001. Apple variety management. Compact Fruit Tree 34(2):57-59.
Boccuzzo, L., M. E. Garcia, and L. P. Berkett.? 2001. Evaluation of three methods for determining freeze damage to dormant apple wood. HortScience 36 (3): 527. Oral Presentation at the 98th International Conference of the Am.? Soc. Hort.? Sci., Sacramento, CA.
Cowgill, W.J., Jr., J. Compton 2001. ‘North Jersey Tree Fruit Annual Report-Rutgers Cooperative Extension Bulletin E002N, 123 total pages
Cowgill, W.P., Compton, J.M., Adickes, D. 2001. New Bloom Thinner for Apples. Horticultural News, Vol. 81 (3) 6-9
Cowgill, W., J. Clements, 2001. New Zealand Conference Video. Compact Fruit Tree Vol 34 (2)
Crassweller, R. M. 2001. Apple cultivar development - NE-183 and Beyond. PA Fruit News 81(4):24-27.
Garcia, M.E. and L.P. Berkett. 2001. Scab resistant cultivars: A biological alternative in organic apple production. First Annual Symposium in Organic Fruit Production. Grand Junction CO.
Garcia, M. E. and L. P. Berkett. 2001. Summary of the University of Vermont Apple Cultivar Evaluation of the 1995 NE-183 Planting. Available as an Extension publication and on the web at: http:// orchard.uvm. edu/uvmapple/hort/ 95NE183 Cultivar Evaluation Summary.pdf
Lalancette, N., W.P. Cowgill, J. Compton, K. Foster 2001. ‘Sensitivity of Apple Cultivars to Azoxystrobin Fungicide. Proceedings: 76th Cumberland - Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference, Winchester, VA.
Merwin, I.A., Byard, R., Robinson, T.L., and Carpenter, S. 2001. Developing an integrated program for diagnosis and control of replant problems in New York apple orchards. New York Fruit Quarterly 9(1):11-15.
Tree Fruit Production Guide. Rutgers Cooperative Extension Bulletin E00N, 160 total pages
Wargo, J.M, Merwin, I.A., and Watkins,C.B. 2000 Effects of ReTain, nitrogen fertilization, and mid-summer trunk scoring on fruit color and quality of ‘Jonagold’ apples. New York State Fruit Quarterly 8(4):24-26
Ferree, D. C., B. L. Bishop, J. R. Shupp, D.S. Tustin, W.M. Cashmore. 2000. Influence of flower type, position in the cluster and spur characteristics on fruit set and growth of apple cultivars. J. Hort. Sci. and Biotech. 76(1):1-8.
Oliveira, M.T. and Merwin, I.A. 2001 Soil physical conditions in a New York orchard after eight years under different groundcover management systems. Plant and Soil 234:233-237.
Extension Publications and Presentations:
Compton, J., Cowgill, W. September 2000. North Jersey Tree Fruit
Maturity Update, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Plant & Pest
Advisory Newsletter, Fruit Edition, Vol. 5. 3 (1)
Crassweller, R. M. 2000. Apples. in Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Production
Guide 2000-01 J.W. Travis (coordinator) pp. 14-20. The Pennsylvania
Buban, T., Helmeczi, B., Papp, J., Dorgo, E., Jakab, I., Kajati, I., and Merwin, I. 1996. IFP-compatible ground-cover management systems in a new-planted apple orchard. Proceedings of 19th International Conference on Integrated Fruit Production. Crackow, Poland. 19(4):263-267.
Clements, J. 1996. Redfree Finds Marketing Niche in Minnesota. Northeast Sustainable Apple Production Newsletter. 6(2):3.
Cowgill, W.P., Jr.; Clements, J. 1995. The Virtual Apple Orchard: A New Medium for Dissemination of Apple Information. Proceedings. 71st Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conf., November 16-17, 1995. Winchester, Virginia.
Cowgill, W.P., Jr., J. Slifer, 1995. Apple Growth Regulator Studies in NJ-1995. Proc. 71st Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conf., November 16-17, 1995. Winchester, Virginia
Cowgill, W.P., Jr., M.H. Maletta, W.H. Tietjen, J. Compton, D. Polk, J.F. Goffreda. 1995. Preliminary Performance of Six Scab-resistant Apple Cultivars in Northwestern New Jersey. HortScience, 30(4) 843
Cowgill, W.P., Jr. 1995. The Tree Fruit Industry in New Jersey. Compact Fruit Tree. 28:158.
Crassweller, R. M. 1996. Identifying apple and other fruit varieties. PennPages #29401160 (revised)
Crassweller, R. M. 1996. How diverse is our apple germplasm. Penn. Fruit News 76(10):18-20.
Greene II, G.M. and W.C. Kleiner. 1996. Apple variety evaluation and maturity and storage studies on some newer apple varieties. (Report of 1995 research). Penn Fruit News 76(2): 45-51.
Levitan, L., Merwin, I.A., and Kovach, J. 1995. Assessing the relative
environmental impacts of agricultural pesticides: The quest for a holistic
method. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 55:153-168.
Merwin, I.A., Ray, J.A., Steenhuis, T.S., and Boll, J. 1996. Groundcover management systems influence fungicide and nitrate-N concentrations in leachate and runoff from a New York apple orchard. Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science 121(2) 249-257.
Merwin, I.A., Biltonen, M., and Ray, J.A. 1995. (Abs.) Compost mulch, canola cover crops, and herbicides affect soil fertility, apple tree yield and nutrition. HortScience 30(3):893.
Merwin, I.A., Steenhuis, T.S., and Ray, J.A. 1995. (Abs.) Orchard groundcover management systems influence surface runoff and subsoil leaching of agrichemicals. HortScience 30(3):842.
Merwin, I.A. 1995. Managing orchard replant disease without toxic soil fumigants. New York Fruit Quarterly 3(2): 6-9.
Rosenberger, D. A., K. S. Yoder, A. R. Biggs, R. K. Kiyomoto and R. McNew. 1996. Comparative susceptibility of 23 apple cultivars in the NE-183 trial to powdery mildew and cedar apple rust, 1995. Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases 11: 36.
Tietjen, W. H., W.P. Cowgill, Jr., K.S. Petersen, D.F. Polk, G. Slifer. 1995. The Effect of Calcium Sprays on Incidence of 'Mystery Spot' on Enterprise Apple Proceedings 71st Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conf.
Tietjen, W.H., W.P. Cowgill, Jr. 1996. European Fruit Trends/International Dwarf Fruit Tree Association Summer Tour Proceedings of the 137th Annual Meeting, Pennsylvania Fruit News, State Horticulture. Assoc. of PA. 76(4)77.
Tietjen, W.H., W.P. Cowgill, Jr. 1996. Integrated Fruit Production in Europe Horticultural New, NJ State Horticulture. Soc. 76(1)3-6.
VanVranken, R.W., W.P. Cowgill, Jr. 1996. Utilizing Electronic Mail List Discussion Groups on the Internet to Enhance Communication in Specific Commodity Groups HortTechnology, 6(4) 318-324.
Goldrush: an apple cultivar in the 1995 NE-183 planting