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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Register of New Fruit and Nut Varieties List 39.

Author
item Ledbetter, Craig

Submitted to: HortScience
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: January 10, 1999
Publication Date: January 1, 1999
Citation: Ledbetter, C.A. 1999. Register of New Fruit and Nut Varieties List 39. HortScience. 34(2):183.

Interpretive Summary: This listing of new fruit varieties includes these crops: apple, apricot, blackberry and hybrid berries, blueberry, grape, grape rootstock, nectarine, paw-paw, peach, pecan, plum and plum hybrids, Prunus rootstock, raspberry, strawberry and tropical fruits avocado and kiwifruit. For each variety there is a brief description (generally from the originator or breeder) that includes information on the origin and pedigree; fruit characters such as color, size, appearance, firmness, ripe season and quality; tree or plant characters such as disease resistance, tree size, bloom type and time; and area of adaptation. Most of the varieties originated in the United States, but some are from other countries. The listing also includes synonyms, patent numbers and selection or test numbers.

Technical Abstract: This register of new fruit varieties includes these crops: apple, apricot, blackberry and hybrid berries, blueberry, grape, grape rootstock, nectarine, paw-paw, peach, pecan, plum and plum hybrids, Prunus rootstock, raspberry, strawberry, and tropical fruits avocado and kiwifruit. For each variety there is a brief description from the originator that includes information on the origin and pedigree; fruit characters such as color, size, appearance, firmness, ripe season and quality; tree or plant characters such as disease resistance, tree size, bloom type and time; and area of adaptation. Most of the varieties originated in the United States, but some come from other countries. Also included are synonyms, patent numbers and selection or test numbers.

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