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Pear revival

January 9, 2017  By Windsor Star

HW624 Vinealnd Research & Innovation Centre

January 9, 2017, Harrow, Ont – A blushing pear developed in Harrow is the newest variety expected to help push a pear revival in Canada.

By 2020 or 2021, consumers can expect to be biting into two new pears developed at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Harrow and Vineland research station in the Niagara region. One of the varieties, HW624, is a medium- to large-sized, juicy pear with eye appeal – a red blush from the sun at harvest. READ MORE


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