Pomology - Dr. John A. Cline

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[+] Research Institutions


University of Guelph
Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph
Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
Brogdale Horticultural Trust: UK National Fruit Collection
East Malling Research
French National Institute for Agricultural Research
Michigan State University - Department of Horticulture
National Institute of Fruit Tree Science, Japan
NW Michigan Horticultural Research Station--cherry research
UC Postharvest Outreach Program
Univ. of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
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[+] Tree Fruit Production Guides


OMAFRA - Publication 360, Fruit Production Recommendations
Cornell University - 2007 Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Tree-Fruit Production
Michigan State University
Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Production Guide
Washington State University Tree Fruit Production Guide 
Integrated Orchard Management Guide for Commercial Growers in the Southeast

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[+] Tree Fruit Nurseries


Source of Fruit Trees and Rootstocks
List of Tree Fruit Nurseries in the United States
List of Tree Fruit Nurseries in Ontario
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[+] Popular Extension Links


Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - Tree Fruit Information
California Pear
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Cornell University
General Agriculture Links
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Oregon State University Extension
Oregon State University - Fruit and Nut Orchard Network
University of California,  Davis - Fruit and Nuts
University of California, Davis - IPM
Virtual Irrigation Library
Washington State University - North Central Region
Plant Hardiness Zone Lookup
Lookup hardiness zone by zip code (USA)
Plant Hardiness Zones of Canada - Interactive Maps
Predicting Harvest Date Windows for Apples (Blanpied and Kenneth Silsby, Cornell University Bulletin 221) Predicting the Harvest Window of Apples
Michigan State University - Department of Horticulture (Van Buren County)
Critical Spring Temperatures for Tree Fruit and Small Fruit Bud Stages
Critical Dormant and Spring Temperatures for TemperateTree Fruit Flower Buds (Table) [219 Kb]
Managing Bitterpit in Apples
Costs of Production for Tree Fruits - British Columbia
OMAFRA Costs of Production Budgeting Tools (Excel)
Costs of Production for Tree Fruits - Ontario
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[+] Scientific Organizations


American Phytopathological Society
American Society for Horticultural Science
Canadian Horticultural Council
Canadian Society for Horticultural Science - CSHS
Internation Society for Horticultural Science
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[+] Tree Fruit Publications


[+] Industry Associations


International Fruit Tree Association
Ontario Apple Growers
Washington Apple Commission
Michigan Apple Association
New York Apple Association
Ontario Grape Growers Marketing Board and the Ontario Tender Fruit Producers Marketing Board
Ontario Berry Growers Association
Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
US Pears
Cherry Industry Administrative Board
Northwest Cherries
Washington Tree Fruit Commission
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[+] Pesticide Labels


[+] Ontario Packers of Tree Fruit Crops


Algoma Orchards Ltd.
List of Ontario Apple Packers
Norfolk Fruit Growers
Vineland Growers Cooperative
Ridgeview Wholesale Produce Co.
Martin's Family Fruit Farm Ltd
Binkley Apples Ltd.
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[+] Selected Ontario Growers


Algoma Orchards Ltd.
Andrews' Scenic Acres
Ontario Pick your Own Farms
Ontario Rural Routes
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[+] General Links



[+] Horticulture and Tree Fruit Statistics


Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Horticultural Statistics
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
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