Blogs

2022-07-26

When you reach for an apple in the grocery store, do you choose a crisp sweet blushing AmbrosiaTM, a juicy aromatic Salish®, or a tart bright red and green McIntosh?  Is it taste that guides you, colour, or something else? Are you someone who can...

2022-02-28

In August 2021, Dr. Jaime Cesar Colmenares accepted the Emerging Investigator Series award from the International Association of GeoChemistry (IAGC), as recognition of early career excellence that brings new insights into the field of...

2022-02-11

Could we consider the unassuming raspberry a superfood? When Dr. Kelly Ross took a closer look at raspberries, she found evidence of their potential to enhance human health and benefit diabetics. Dr. Ross and her team, David Godfrey and Lana...

2021-12-17

The popular Ambrosia™ apple, named for “food of the gods” in Greek mythology, makes up a third of the apples grown in BC, generating a farm gate value of over $12.5M.  With a sweet honey flavour and light flesh that is slow to brown, it lives up...

2021-12-15

In 2018, growers started mentioning inexplicable die-back of a few apple trees here and there. Driving through the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia - a vast semi-arid landscape of acreages of apples, cherries, and grapes - it's not a surprise to...

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