Websites concerned with scientific aspects of the growing of tree and soft fruit.
Provides photographs and a description of the coconut mite, with information on its distribution, life history, ecology, hosts, damage, economic importance and management.
News, information, links and chat for avocado growers in many of the leading growing nations.
Features information for scientists, gardeners, and commercial growers, including fact sheets and programs.
Information from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on all aspects of date production.
Provides information on the dragon fruit cactus plant, also known as pitaya or pitahaya, its history, pollination, cultivation, its nutritional value and how to eat the fruit.
European Union project collects varieties of minor fruits cultivated around the Mediterranean. Holdings include cornelian cherry, figs, loquat, medlar, pomegranate, sorbus, strawberry tree. Description of project, database of holdings, descriptions and photographs of plants.
Fact sheets for about twenty little known fruits that can be grown in California with a description of each, its culture and a list of suitable cultivars.
An online resource for people who wish to produce fruit on a small scale. From Pennsylvania State University.
Article from Wikipedia on both bud grafting and whip and tongue grafting, and suitable rootstocks to use for apples, pears, cherries and plums.
Detailed descriptions of the fruits that grow in warmer and tropical climates. An online book.
Plenty of information on this crop with instructions on planting and growing, pruning and problems.
Information on preparing the land and establishing this crop, tending the fields and harvesting.
Information on soil preparation, planting this crop, care over the years, forcing, harvesting and the varieties available.
Article following the cultivation of these fruit in the bogs of Massachusetts throughout the year.
This downloadable manual provides information on the practical options available for controlling pests and diseases in orchards.
Online scientific papers concerning fruit and fruit cultivation.
Information on this tree, its description, culture and cultivars.
Information on this fruit, its cultivation, pruning, cultivars, diseases and uses as a garden or commercial crop.
Information on the origins of this fruit, its climatic requirements, varieties, general cultivation and uses.
Provides information on a project to establish a small commercial, sustainable, organic blueberry operation in Virginia, USA.
Information on history, science, folklore, culture. Also photos and nutritional uses.
Information on the achievements made by scientists at the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station resulting in the development of disease-resistant varieties and the improvement of fruit quality.
Guide to the control and management tactics for the more important plant diseases in the Pacific Northwest.
Researchers in Hawaii are using micropropogation techniques and genetic studies to ensure that only productive plants are grown.
Information on the climate and site requirements, propagation and cultivation of the native American pawpaw, Asimina triloba.
Includes production guides and newsletters.
Online information on diseases, pests, natural enemies, chemical management, integrated pest management, harvest and postharvest handling, cider production and farm management, establishing an orchard, choosing a tree fruit nursery, caring for nonbearing trees, and maintaining bearing orchards.
Tips on growing this crop.
Much information on this crop, its origins and distribution, varieties, culture, harvesting, storing and uses for food and other purposes.
Information on growing this small tree with details of its cultivation, pests and diseases and uses.
Discusses several ways to increase fruit stocks including taking cuttings, layering, grafting and budding and the all important selection of rootstocks.
Information on techniques to help maximize production from the orchard, including how to deal with abandoned or neglected trees.
The quince is a less-known relative of pears and apples. Researchers at the National Clonal Germplasm Repository are seeking further cultivars to include in their collection of genetic material.
Information on cultivation of the common quince, Cydonia oblonga, including the necessary climate, soils, site, propagation, establishment of orchards and the varieties available.
Includes information on the history of these crops, cultivation methods and techniques.
Description of this tree with edible fruit and much information on its origins, distribution, cultivation and uses.
Detailed account of Tamarindus indica, including its origin, cultivation, uses.
Project of the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hawaii. Includes uses, research, varieties, mission, and resources
Conducts research into the crop. Includes brief details of recent work and findings.
Listing of publications available from Australia's NSW Department of Agriculture. Some of the publications, whose topics range from bananas and passionfruit to orchard groundcovers, are free for download, others for sale.
Promoting highbush blueberry growing. Information on the plant, growth, and the product.
Provides a history of the cranberry in North America and an illustrated account of how cranberries are being cultivated commercially in Eastern Ontario.
Fact sheets on the cultivation of various fruit crops.
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