Decline of quince-rooted pear trees in Santa Clara County
AuthorsL. B. McNelly
J. A. Beutel
Authors AffiliationsL. B. McNelly, Jr., is Extension Technologist, Air Pollution, U.C. Deciduous Fruit Station, San Jose; J. A. Beutel is Extension Pomologist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 22(1):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n01p10. January 1968.
Historical Records show that the common quince rootstock has been used in Santa Clara County pear orchards since 1852, and Angers quince since the 1880's. These rootstocks were planted in a wide variety of soils—and frequently on slowly drained soils with perched ground water.
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Washing citrus leaves for leaf analysis
Vegetative propagation of quaking aspen
Soil desiccation and fumigation for armillaria root rot in citrus
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