About Tree Fruits and Nuts at Oregon State University

Oregon's tree fruit and nut industries bring many benefits to Oregonians, including a variety of healthful foods to consumers and jobs to rural communities. At Oregon State University, we emphasize the integration of biology, ecology, genetics...read more


Visiting American academic, Dr Todd Einhorn is a Pomologist with Oregon State University and says new varieties of pear are the key to attracting new consumers. (Australian Broadcast Corp)
Jeff Olsen, Professor and Extension Orchard Crops Specialist based in Yamhill County, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014.
For cherry producers, Krymsk 5 and Krymsk 6 offer promising alternatives to achieve ideal output and quality, explained Oregon State University Extension professor Lynn Long. (FreshFruitPortal.com)
Cherry Fruit Fly models developed by Oregon State University indicate that the cherry fruit fly emerged in The Dalles Wednesday, May 15.
Shawn Mehlenbacher, professor of horticulture at OSU, has been working on developing the resistant hazelnuts for more than 25 years (NPR)


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For Students

Students interested in tree fruits and nuts learn contemporary production practices that include...

Research and Extension

Extension faculty continue to develop integrated and sustainable tree fruit and nut production guidelines...
Tree fruit and nut research programs at Oregon State University focus on six major areas