[NAFEX] PNWFTA

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Tue Jul 23 19:19:30 EDT 2002


The PNWFTA is still around, though with another name.  They felt the old
name didn't fit.  It's something like the Western Cascade Tree Fruit
Association now.  And Jim Ballard is still around, too.

For fruit breeding programs, you should get Advances in Fruit Breeding,
edited by J. N. Moore.

-Lon Rombough
Grapes, writing, consulting, more, plus word on my grape book at
http://www.bunchgrapes.com



> Hi Rob,
> Google search:
> http://www.treeconnect.com/pnwfta-more.html
> THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FRUIT TESTER'S ASSOCIATION was first formed in the
> Yakima Valley of Washington State in 1986 for the apple growers of the PNW.
> This was initiated by James K. Ballard, a retired Washington State
> University Cooperative Extension tree fruit agent. It soon became
> international in scope with about 400 members in 26 states, 3 provinces in
> Canada, Mexico, and 12 overseas countries.
> ------Suzi Teghtmeyer
> Librarian, Paul Evans Library of Fruit Science
> Southwest Missouri State University Mtn. Grove Campus and Missouri Fruit
> Experiment Station
> 9740 Red Spring Rd, Mountain Grove, MO 65711
> Phone: 417-926-4105, Fax: 417-926-6646,  email: srt175f at smsu.edu
> URL: http://library.smsu.edu/paulevans/pelIndex.htm
> AgNIC Viticulture site: http://library.smsu.edu/paulevans/viticulture1.html
> Member: CBHL, USAIN, ALA, ACRL, IAALD
> 
> 
> At 02:12 PM 07/23/2002 -0700, rob hamilton wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> 
>> If you couldnt tell from my last post, I am fairly new
>> member of NAFEX. <grin>
>> I was reading the new Pomona today, and I came cross
>> the "Apple Breeding Worldwide"
>> article. Apparently, this was a condensed portion of a
>> report called PNWFTA??
>> 
>> Sorry for my stupidity, but what is this?
>> Is there book that lists all fruit breeding programs
>> worldwide?
>> 
>> 
>> Thanx
>> 
>> Robert
> 




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