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Breeding for Disease Resistance

RosBREED is a national research and extension team focused on targeting breeding approaches in Rosaceae crops for disease resistance, horticultural quality and increased consumer satisfaction. Learn...

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:34 AM

Five Tips for Preparing Fruit Tree Samples for Lab Virus Testing

Virus distribution changes with the seasons. In the winter, collect 8-10 inch one-year-old dormant bud sticks. In the summer collect flowers and leaf bud sticks from all major scaffolds and limbs....

Posted on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 12:57 PM

Fruit Trees, NCPN Network News, Spring 2017

Phil Baugher

Phil Baugher, President, Adams County Nursery Inc., Aspers Pennsylvania “In 1999, plum pox virus was discovered for the first time in North America. This discovery was within ten miles of our...

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11:11 AM

NCPN Network News Winter 2017 Fruit Trees

Dr. Scott Harper, the new director at Washington State University's Clean Plant Center Northwest, is featured in the WSU News.

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences, WSU News Prosser, Wash, - As new director of the Clean Plant Center Northwest, Scott Harper will help growers stop...

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:23 PM



The National Clean Plant Network for Fruit Trees (NCPN-FT) assists in the production of temperate climate fruit and nut trees which are free of targeted plant pathogens and pests that cause economic...


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Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:20 AM

NCPN LogoThe National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) produces and distributes asexually propagated plant material free of targeted graft transmissible plant pathogens to ensure the global competitiveness of specialty crop producers and to protect the environment. The NCPN operates under the auspices of three agencies within the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).



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