Seedless Calimyrna figs: Produced without caprifigs by spraying with growth regulators
Julian C. Crane, Experiment Station, Davis.
Rene Blondeau, Shell Agricultural Laboratory, Modesto.
California Agriculture 2(2):7-8. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v002n02p7.
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Seedless Calimyrna figs may be produced without the use of male or caprifigs, by spraying the trees with a solution of indolebutyric acid at caprification—pollination—time.
Julian C. Crane is Assistant Professor of Pomology, and Assistant Pomologist in the Experiment Station, Davis. Rene Blondeau is Plant Physiologist, Shell Agricultural Laboratory, Modesto.
The preliminary tests, reported above, were conducted jointly by the University of California and the Shell Agricultural Laboratory.