Deciduous character of pepper: Tiny fruited form is crossed with non-deciduous variety to get easy-to-pick pepper for commercial use
Paul G. Smith, University of California College of Agriculture
California Agriculture 5(6):12-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v005n06p12.
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Deciduous ripe fruit character in peppers, which allows the fruit to be picked while the stem remains on the plant, was inherited in a cross of a tiny fruited Chili Piquin with large but non-deciduous varieties.
Paul G. Smith is Assistant Professor of Truck Crops, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 906.