SMALL FRUIT NEWS – Vol. 20, No. 3
Published four times annually, Small Fruit News is sponsored by the Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium (SRSFC), www.smallfruits.org.
Ashfaq Sial, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. Since its first detection in 2008, SWD has emerged as a devastating pest of berry and cherry crops throughout the United States. Male SWD have dark spots on the outer margins of their wings. Female SWD have a saw-like ovipositor that they use to cut…
Muscadine Health Benefits – an Interview with Dr. Patricia Gallagher, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Xiaonan Shi (M.S.), Small Fruits Research and Extension Group, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University.Mark Hoffmann, Small Fruits Extension Specialist, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University. Muscadine grapes are native to the southeastern region of the United States. Commercial muscadine plantings in the South can be found in the states of North Carolina,…
The Muscadine Industry in North Carolina: A Discussion with North Carolinian Fresh Market Muscadine and Muscadine Wine Producers
Emma Volk, Research Technician, Small Fruits Research and Extension Group, NC State University.Mark Hoffmann, Small Fruits Extension Specialist, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University. The muscadine industry in North Carolina is highly diverse and can be generally split into two large areas: commercial processing (wine production) and fresh-market sales. Those two areas contribute probably…