The commercial potential of dwarf fruit trees
California Agriculture 33(9):4-6. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v033n09p4.
Paul E. Hansche is Professor of Genetics and Pomology, U.C., Davis; Claron O. Hesse is Professor of Pomology, U.C., Davis; James Beutel is Cooperative Extension Specialist, U.C., Davis; William Beres is Staff Research Associate, Department of Genetics, U.C., Davis; James Doyle is Staff Research Associate, Department of Pomology, U.C., Davis.
Dwarfed peach and nectarine varieties, tests indicate, are more productive-for their size-than standard varieties. What remains in store for researchers: improvement of fruit quality.