Irrigation, Soil Management Strategies Investigated for Cold Climate Sweet Cherry (image) American Society for Horticultural Science Caption Research showed that wet conditions (as indicated for the cultivars under test) reduced annual yield of sweet cherry, strongly affecting fruit quality, and often overriding cultivar and soil and water management effects. Credit Photo by Linda Herbert. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.