The birthplace of the pluot: Floyd Zaiger’s farm

California fruit breeder perfects peaches and plums By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Associated Press MODESTO, Calif. (AP) – Enjoyed a crisp white peach or a juicy plum this past summer? Chances are that 85-year-old Floyd Zaiger was behind them in some way, through his disease-resistant root stocks, groundbreaking hybrids or commercial varieties that arrive in […]