Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Rooting of pear cuttings: Limited tests indicate possibilities of rooting commercial varieties

Authors

G. F. Ryan
E. F. Frolich

Authors Affiliations

George F. Ryan, formerly Assistant Professor of Horticultural Science and Assistant Horticulturist, Experiment Station, Los Angeles, is now Assistant Horticulturist at the Citrus Experiment Station, Lake Alfred, Florida; Edward F. Frolich is Laboratory Technician IV, Department of Plant Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 16(4):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n04p10. April 1962.

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Abstract

Bartlett cuttings rooted best in recent tests to obtain own-rooted trees of commercial pear varieties, and the new USDA varieties—Magness, Moonglow and Dawn—were intermediate. Anjou rated last, with results not very successful regardless of rooting medium or environment.

Ryan G, Frolich E. 1962. Rooting of pear cuttings: Limited tests indicate possibilities of rooting commercial varieties. Hilgardia 16(4):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v016n04p10
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