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27 Years in the Making, UMD Releases Multiple New Apple Varieties Starting with the Harvest of Antietam Blush

Antietam Blush Harvest
How do you like them apples? As apple season comes to a close, UMD is asking growers just that, releasing its first ever new apple variety called Antietam Blush, with six more varieties coming soon, all adapted specifically to the climate and growing culture of the mid-atlantic region. Dr...

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

The saying goes: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But does it matter how long ago that apple was picked? Oluwatobi Aderotoye, a senior in the Science and Technology Program at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Prince George’s County, is conducting research at the University of Maryland’s...
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