Caprification: A unique relationship between plant and insect
Jack Kelly Clark
Authors AffiliationsMarvin 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.
Hilgardia 33(11):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v033n11p12. November 1979.
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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