Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Caprification: A unique relationship between plant and insect

Authors

Marvin Gerdts
Jack Kelly Clark

Authors Affiliations

Marvin Gerdts was formerly Extension Pomologist, U.C., San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier; Jack Kelly Clark is Senior Photographer, Cooperative Extension, U.C., Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 33(11):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v033n11p12. November 1979.

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Abstract

By transferring pollen from inedible caprifigs to edible Smyrna-types, a tiny wasp helps create an important commercial crop.

Gerdts M, Clark J. 1979. Caprification: A unique relationship between plant and insect. Hilgardia 33(11):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v033n11p12
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