The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 13, 2019

The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada

Apples

The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada by Daniel J. Bussey, edited by Kent Whealy, published by JAK KAW Press LLC Apple illustrations courtesy of the USDA National Agricultural Library, Pomological Watercolor Collection, Special Collections. After 30 years of research and seven years of editing, The Illustrated History of Apples in […]

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Heritage Apples at Royal Horticultural Society

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 5, 2018

Heritage Apples at Royal Horticultural Society

The Alexander Apple 1818. Watercolour by William Hooker (1779-1832)

Heritage Apples at Royal Horticultural Society Do you know a Ribston Pippin from a Keswick Codlin? People have been growing apples for centuries–developing thousands of apple varieties, each with their own unique taste and appearance. Sadly, many of these varieties have disappeared or are very rare. Discover more about the rich history of apples, apple […]

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Heritage Apples at Royal Horticultural Society

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 16, 2017

Heritage Apples at Royal Horticultural Society

The Alexander Apple 1818. Watercolour by William Hooker (1779-1832)

Heritage Apples People have been growing apples for centuries – developing thousands of apple varieties, each with their own unique taste and appearance. Sadly, many of these varieties have disappeared or are very rare. In 1805 Thomas Knight, one of the founder members of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), encouraged gardeners to experiment with producing […]

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Reproductive biology in apple

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
January 15, 2014

Reproductive biology in apple

Juan Losada

In order for fertilization to occur, the pollen tube must maneuver through various maternal tissues as it travels from the stigma to the embryo sac. In the current issue of BMC Plant Biology, Juan Losada and María Herrero examined the characteristics of pollen tube growth and its interaction with maternal tissues in domesticated apple (Malus x domestica). abstract »

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AGPs in apples

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
July 10, 2012