The macadamia nut: Australian nut varieties studied as possible new crop for California
AuthorC. A. Schroeder
Author AffiliationsC. A. Schroeder is Associate Professor of Subtropical Horticulture, University of California, Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 8(4):3-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n04p3. April 1954.
A test collection of macadamia nut varieties–10 from Hawaii and five from Australia, the native home of the nut– is under study for evaluation as a commercial crop for California.
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