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Small-Scale Fruit Production: A Comprehensive Guide

Created and maintained by Penn State University Agricultural Services, this guide is a resource for "people who wish to produce fruit on a small scale (on one acre or less) and who are not legally licensed to use pesticides." The guide discusses topics such as getting started, pruning and training fruit trees, pests and pesticides, and controlling wildlife damage. It also includes individual...
Mark's Fruit Crops

Created by Mark Rieger, a Professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia, Mark's Fruit Crops is a great educational website on the world's major fruit crops. The site features a Fruit Crops Encyclopedia containing links to information about different types of fruit. The separate fruit pages include attractive photographs intermingled with brief sections on Origin, History of Cultivation,...
University of California -- Davis: Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center

The Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center (FNRIC) aids in the "coordination and dissemination of University of California (UC) research-based information, accomplishments, and statewide research and extension activities related to fruit and nut crops." The site contains a wide variety of information for many fruits and nuts including avocados, macadamia nuts, strawberries, and walnuts --...
Autumn Apples

One of the most potent symbols of the autumnal season is the apple. For good reason, too, as this much-loved member of the rose family is responsible for many of our tastiest fall treats such as apple pie, cider, apple sauce, and apple butter—-to name just a few. The aptly named website Apples & More, from the University of Illinois Extension, offers brief informational sections and resource links...
USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection

Just one among the many digital resources provided by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Library, the Pomological Watercolor Collection is a treasure trove for those searching for freely available images of fruits and plants. The collection spans 1886 to 1942, although most paintings are dated between 1894 and 1916. There are close to 7,500 watercolors, including over...