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The ‘Achilles heel’ of pistachio fruit

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Themis J. Michailides , Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley, located at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier

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California Agriculture 43(5):10-11.

Published September 01, 1989

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Abstract

A small area at the stem end of the pistachio fruit, which hardens later than the rest of the tissues, is susceptible to puncturing by several insects during the growing season. Studies found that 60% to 74% of the kernel damage symptoms were at the stem end and along the suture areas.

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This research was funded from the California Pistachio Commission.

The ‘Achilles heel’ of pistachio fruit

Themis J. Michailides
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The ‘Achilles heel’ of pistachio fruit

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Authors

Themis J. Michailides , Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley, located at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier

Publication Information

California Agriculture 43(5):10-11.

Published September 01, 1989

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A small area at the stem end of the pistachio fruit, which hardens later than the rest of the tissues, is susceptible to puncturing by several insects during the growing season. Studies found that 60% to 74% of the kernel damage symptoms were at the stem end and along the suture areas.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

This research was funded from the California Pistachio Commission.


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