Dual cycle of avocado flowers: Study of the continuous dual opening cycle of the avocado flower shows need of large flying insects for pollination
Peter A. Peterson, University of California
California Agriculture 9(10):6-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v009n10p6.
Peter A. Peterson is Assistant Geneticist in Horticulture, University of California, Riverside.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
The dual opening cycle of the avocado flower directly influences effective pollination and fruit setting—necessary steps—in developing useful hybrids by plant breeding.