New blackberry: Boysen variety, shiny type, has flavor resembling a high quality wild berry
Richard Baker, Davis
California Agriculture 3(4):11-15. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v003n04p11.
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Studies by the Division of Pomology at Davis, to determine the value of blackberry varieties for commercial planting— their promise as parental material in a breeding program—includes the new shiny type of the Boysen variety here described for the first time.
Richard E. Baker is Assistant Professor of Pomology and Assistant Pomologist in the Experiment Station, Davis.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1387.
Carl Muller and George Murphy first reported the discovery of the Boysen variety shiny type, in their planting near Denair in 1947.