Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Fruit set in melon breeding: Hand pollination found to be less effective than pollination by honeybees in experiments at Davis

Author

Louis K. Mann

Author Affiliations

Louis K. Mann is Associate Professor of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 8(7):3-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n07p3. July 1954.

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Abstract

That field-grown Powdery Mildew Resistant Cantaloupe No. 45 drops fewer pollinated flowers when insect-pollinated than when hand-pollinated was confirmed in a recent comparative study of fruit set on thinned vines.

Mann L. 1954. Fruit set in melon breeding: Hand pollination found to be less effective than pollination by honeybees in experiments at Davis. Hilgardia 8(7):3-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n07p3
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