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September 8, 2006

Apple Season in Minnesota

This summer's heat coupled with timely rains should yield a bumper crop of apples in much of Minnesota, industry representatives report. Jim Luby, a U of M horticulturalist, says roughly 20 apple varieties are grown in Minnesota, of which about 80 percent were developed by the U's fruit-breeding program.

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