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Peer-reviewed Article

Selection for freedom from bud failure


D. E. Kester, University of California
R. N. Asay, University of California

publication information

California Agriculture 29(3):13-13. March 1975.


Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:

Principle control measures for BF include standardization of nursery stock for low BF potential in susceptible varieties like Nonpareil or selection of varieties with no BF potential. Avoidance of susceptible varieties in localities with prolonged high summer temperature may be required, as better information on relative susceptibility is obtained.

author affiliations

Dale E. Kester is Professor, University of California, Davis. R. N. Asay is Research Associate in the Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis.