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Cherry References & Links


Fruit and Nut Information - Cherry: (a listing of useful links and pdf files on this website) 

Additional Resources

California Cherry Board: http://www.calcherry.com/

UC Integrated Pest Management website on cherry crops (retrieved May 16th, 2013): http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/selectnewpest.cherries.html


Bethell, D. 1988. Guidelines to Evaluate Cherries for Commercial Planting in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Accessed online May 9th, 2013: homeorchard.ucdavis.edu/Guideline- cherries.pdf

Brown, S.K., Way, R.D., Terry, D.E. 1989. Sweet and Tart Cherry Varieties: Descriptions and Cultural Recommendations. New York’s Food and Life Sciences Bulletin, Cornell University, Number 126: 1-8.

California Cherry Board. 2013. Accessed online May 9th, 2013: www.calcherry.com

Caprile, J. Spring 2013. Contra Costa & Alameda Counties: Crop Currents. Accessed online

May 9th, 2013: ucanr.org/sites/cccoopext/Crop_Currents/?newsitem=46327

Crisosto, C.H., Crisosto, G.M., Metheney, P. 2003. Consumer acceptance of ‘Brooks’ and ‘Bing’ cherries is mainly dependent on fruit SSC and visual skin color. Postharvest Biology and Technology 28: 159-167.

Day, K.R. 2003. Irrigation of Cherries. In: Cherry Production: A Pomology Short Course, UC Davis Extension.

Economic Research Service (ERS). 2012. Commodity Highlight: Cherries.  In: Fruits and Tree Nuts Outlook. Accessed online May 7th, 2013: www.ers.usda.gov/media/826893/fts352.pdf

Glozer, K. 2010. Dormancy, Chill Accumulation, Rest-Breaking and Freeze Damage – what are the risks? Accessed online May 9th, 2013: fruitsandnuts.ucdavis.edu/files/73907.pdf

Iezzoni, A.F. 2008. Chapter 5: Cherries. In: Temperate Fruit Crop Breeding, J.F. Hancock ed. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

Iezzoni, A., Karle, R. 1998. Sour Cherry Breeding at Michigan State University. ActaHort (ISHS) 469: 181-186.

Ingels, C., Arceo, R. 2012. Tree and Vine Newsletter: Sacramento County. Accessed online May 9th, 2013: cesacramento.ucdavis.edu/news/Tree_-_Vine_News/?newsitem=42089

Lang, G.A. 2001. Intensive Sweet Cherry Orchard Systems – Rootstocks, Vigor, Precocity, Productivity and Management. The Compact Fruit Tree (34)1: 23-26.

Lang, G., Ophardt, D., Omstead, J. 1998. Sweet Cherry Breeding at Washington State University. ActaHort (ISHS) 468: 97-104.

Long, L.E., Kaiser, C. 2010. Sweet Cherry Rootstocks for the Pacific Northwest. A Pacific Northwest Extension Publication 619.  Accessed online May 22nd, 2013: http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/bitstream/handle/1957/18464/pnw619.pdf

Mitcham, E.J., Crisosto, C.H. 2002. Postharvest Handling Systems: Sweet Cherry. Pages 353-356. In: Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Publication 3311, United States.

Muna, A-S., Ahmad, A-K., Mahmond, K., Abdul Rahman, K. 2000. In vitro propagation of a semi-dwarfing cherry rootstock. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 59: 203-208.

Polito, V.S. 2003. Sweet Cherry: Flowering, Pollination, Fruit Set. In: Cherry Production: A Pomology Short Course, UC Davis Extension.

Southwick, S.M., Uyemoto. 1999. Cherry Crinkle-Leaf and Deep Suture Disorders. University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Publication 8007. Accessed online May 9th, 2013: homeorchard.ucdavis.edu/8007.pdf

UC IPM Website: Pests in Gardens and Landscapes. 2011. Accessed ibkube Nat 9th, 2013: http://ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/GARDEN/FRUIT/cherries.html

UC Master Gardener Program. 2013. Cherry (Sweet: Prunus avium L.; Sour: Prunus cerasus L.). Accessed online May 9th, 2013: homeorchard.ucdavis.edu/Fruits_&_Nuts/Cherries/

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. 2012. Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2011 Summary: http://usda01.library.cornell.edu/usda/nass/NoncFruiNu//2010s/2012/NoncFruiNu-07-06-2012.pdf

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. 2014. Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2013 Summary. Retrieved 1 Aug 2014: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/current/NoncFruiNu/NoncFruiNu-07-17-2014.pdf

Van Deynze, A., editor. 2000. Brooks Helped Expand Production. Page 15. In: 100 Years of Breeding: UC Davis Plant Breeding Program.

Van Steenwyk, R. 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Update for Sweet Cherry. 2013. Accessed online May 9th, 2013: www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PDF/MISC/ 2013_Cherry_Spotted_Wing_Drosophila.pdf