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Title: Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 45. Banana, cacao, Spanish lime, plantain

item Goenaga, Ricardo

Submitted to: HortScience
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/5/2010
Publication Date: 7/5/2010
Publication URL: http://45:720
Citation: Goenaga, R.J. 2010. Register of New Fruit and Nut Cultivars List 45. Banana, cacao, Spanish lime, plantain. HortScience. 45:720, 723, 728, 743.

Interpretive Summary: This listing of new fruit and nut varieties includes these crops: almond rootstock, apple, apricot, banana, blackberry, blueberry, cacao, citrus, citrus Rootstock, cranberry, genip, grape, grape rootstock, macadamia, mango, nectarine, passion fruit, peach, peach rootstock, pecan, persian walnut, persian walnut rootstock, pineapple, pistachio, pitanga, plantain, plum, plum hybrids, plum rootstock, raspberry, strawberry. For each variety there is a brief description 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. Many 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: The Register of New Fruit and Nut Varieties 45 is a compilation of descriptions of new fruit and nut cultivars from around the world. In this edition, newly released cacao, banana, plantain, and genip cultivars are described in terms of their origins, important fruit traits and yield.