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Effects of Self-pollination and Cross-pollination of Vaccinium darrowii (Ericaceae) and Other Low-chill Blueberries

Author(s): D. J. Chavez and P. M. Lyrene

Month: Oct
Year: 2009

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Hortscience
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Volume: 44
Issue: 6
Pages: 1538-1541

Article Topic(s): Pollination
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Vaccinium arboreum (Farkleberry), Vaccinium corymbosum (Highbush blueberry),

Abstract

In a study of self and cross compatibility of Vaccinium species and hybrids, fruit set was greater following cross pollination than selfing. Partial to complete self incompatibility was detected in some species and hybrids while others showed a high degree of self compatibility.

Suggested Citation

D. J. Chavez and P. M. Lyrene. "Effects of Self-pollination and Cross-pollination of Vaccinium darrowii (Ericaceae) and Other Low-chill Blueberries." Hortscience 44.6 (2009): 1538-1541.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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