Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Decline of quince-rooted pear trees in Santa Clara County

Authors

L. B. McNelly
J. A. Beutel

Authors Affiliations

L. 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.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 22(1):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n01p10. January 1968.

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Abstract

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.

McNelly L, Beutel J. 1968. Decline of quince-rooted pear trees in Santa Clara County. Hilgardia 22(1):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n01p10
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