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'AU-Cherry' Plum

Author(s): J. D. Norton, G. E. Boyhan, D. A. Smith and B. R. Abrahams

Month: Aug
Year: 1991

Publication Type: Note
Journal: Hortscience
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Volume: 26
Issue: 8
Pages: 1091-1092

Article Topic(s): Genetics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Prunus angustifolia (Chickasaw plum),


Describes the 'AU-Cherry' plum developed at Auburn University's Agricultural Experiment Station. The plum originated from a cross of 'Methley' x 'Starcher No. 1' (natural hybrid of Prunus angustifolia Marsh) and was developed for production of edible plums.

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J. D. Norton, G. E. Boyhan, D. A. Smith and B. R. Abrahams. "'AU-Cherry' Plum." Hortscience 26.8 (1991): 1091-1092.

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ISSN: 0018-5345
Last Updated: 2015-02-27
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