Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Fruitfulness in the olive: Winter chilling may explain higher yields of orchards in the interior Central Valley than of those in southern California

Authors

H. T. Hartmann
I. Porlingis

Authors Affiliations

H. T. Hartmann is Associate Professor of Pomology, University of California, Davis; I. Porlingis was Laboratory Helper in Pomology when the latter portion of this study was made.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(5):6-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n05p6. May 1958.

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Abstract

Olive trees will not survive winter temperatures below 10°F-12°F, but they require relatively cold winters to produce satisfactory commercial crops.

Hartmann H, Porlingis I. 1958. Fruitfulness in the olive: Winter chilling may explain higher yields of orchards in the interior Central Valley than of those in southern California. Hilgardia 12(5):6-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n05p6
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