Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Dual cycle of avocado flowers: Study of the continuous dual opening cycle of the avocado flower shows need of large flying insects for pollination

Author

Peter A. Peterson

Author Affiliations

Peter A. Peterson is Assistant Geneticist in Horticulture, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(10):6-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n10p6. October 1955.

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Abstract

The dual opening cycle of the avocado flower directly influences effective pollination and fruit setting—necessary steps—in developing useful hybrids by plant breeding.

Peterson P. 1955. Dual cycle of avocado flowers: Study of the continuous dual opening cycle of the avocado flower shows need of large flying insects for pollination. Hilgardia 9(10):6-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n10p6
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