October 21, 2019
The 19th century was an era of horticultural discovery and experimentation in Minnesota, and it still guides apple breeders today.
June 11, 2019
A Frenchman on a covert mission in Chile encounters a strawberry and takes it back to Europe. Botanists get involved and eventually develop the strawberry we know today.
October 29, 2018
U of M researchers are working out the details so regional growers will have success in bringing a taste of the tropics to Minnesota.
October 22, 2018
Depending on the rootstock, an apple tree can grow to be 5 feet tall or up to 40 feet tall. But the effect of rootstock doesn't stop there.