Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Normal fruit set is up; shotberries are down: Topical application of ‘Sevillano’ pollen to ‘Manzanillo’ olive proves effective

Authors

G. Steven Sibbett
Mark W. Freeman
Louise Ferguson
Vito S. Polito

Authors Affiliations

G. S. Sibbett is Farm Advisor, Tulare County; M. W. Freeman is Farm Advisor, Fresno County; L. Ferguson is Extension Pomologist, UC Kearney Agricultural Center; V. S. Polito is Professor, Department of Pomology, UC Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 46(3):21-23. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n03p21. May 1992.

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Abstract

Topically applied 'Sevillano' olive pollen increased the percentage of normal fruit set and reduced incidence of worthless shotberry 'Manzanillo' olives. Applications were effective up to 90 feet from the pollen source.

Sibbett G, Freeman M, Ferguson L, Polito V. 1992. Normal fruit set is up; shotberries are down: Topical application of ‘Sevillano’ pollen to ‘Manzanillo’ olive proves effective. Hilgardia 46(3):21-23. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n03p21
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