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Lemon fruit quality: Rootstocks affect juice content, soluble solids, acidity of Eurekas


W. P. Bitters

Author Affiliations

W. P. Bitters is Assistant Horticulturist, University of California College of Agriculture, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(10):10-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n10p10. October 1951.

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Eureka lemons to be used for processing are profitably grown on Sampson tangelo stock, while fruits from Rough lemon stock are not desirable.

Bitters W. 1951. Lemon fruit quality: Rootstocks affect juice content, soluble solids, acidity of Eurekas. Hilgardia 5(10):10-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n10p10

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