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06. November 2019

How to identify and control the brown marmorated stink bug

Stink bugs are common to almost every part of the world, and are members of the arthropoda phylum. To date there are around 40,000 species known to man, of which over 1,000 species live in Central...
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09. October 2019

Making apple cultivation more sustainable

There’s no doubt that one of the greatest challenges of our times is climate change. For a producer of foodstuffs, a responsible approach towards nature should be an integral part of a...
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27. August 2019

5 good reasons to eat an apple a day

An apple a day really does keep the doctor away… We’d like to share 5 good reasons why you should always heed the proverb. 1. Good health “to go” Nowadays, with...
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24. July 2019

The apple – Nature’s Beautician

Apples aren’t just good for you: They make you look good, too. Long-famed for their healthy, nourishing qualities, the fruit of paradise is much more than just a healthy snack –...
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28. June 2019

The apple: History and tales

For centuries on end, the apple was a seen as a symbol of wealth, seduction and power; Little surprise, then, that the apple is central to many tales: The forbidden fruit of Paradise, the prize for...
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23. May 2019

Effects of climate change on fruit cultivation

The Earth’s climate has changed time and time again throughout the course of history; Alternations between hot and cold periods have always occurred, but these changes have been due to...
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12. March 2019

Higher yields from apple trees

The main aim in fruit growing is to achieve regular, high yields of high-quality fruit, and to ensure rapidity of production. Another factor which is of great importance to the farmer is the...
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29. January 2019

The right apple variety

New varieties: are standard apple varieties no longer of interest? The Trentino-South Tyrol region produces more than 60% of the apples harvested in Italy. Both provinces are home to research...
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05. September 2018

INTERPOMA 2018: focus on innovation

The Interpoma in Bolzano (South Tyrol / Italy) is the only international trade fair on apple. From November 15 to 17, Bolzano will once again become the apple capital of the world, as more than...
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02. August 2018

No apples without bees

Bees and other insects that pollinate blossoms are indispensable for fruit and vegetable growing. In recent years, however, reductions in bee populations have increasingly been observed in...
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22. June 2018

Red or Green Apples?

The question of "red apples vs green" divides many. Those on the green apple train love the crispy tartness and thicker skin. While red apple fans appreciate the sweetness and juiciness....
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02. May 2018

Can apples cure allergies?

Eating apples may offer an alternative approach to allergies, according to researchers at the Laimburg Research Centre. Together with other scientific partners they are now investigating this...
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11. April 2018

Galant Lumaga – the scab-resistant variety

Unfortunately this article is only available in german and italian. Thank you for your understanding.
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