University of California

Plant breeding of commercial peppers for disease resistance


Paul G. Smith
L. F. Lippert

Authors Affiliations

Paul G. Smith is Professor of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis; L. F. Lippert is Assistant Olericulturist, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 14(11):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v014n11p13. November 1960.

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Many forms of peppers varying widely in fruit size, shape, flavor, color and pungency are encompassed in the genus Capsicum. The commercial types grown in California include Bell or sweet peppers and Floral Gem for the fresh market and for processing; pimiento for processing; and pungent chili types for the fresh market, for canning, and dehydration.

Smith P, Lippert L. 1960. Plant breeding of commercial peppers for disease resistance. Hilgardia 14(11):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v014n11p13
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