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Fruit set in melon breeding: Hand pollination found to be less effective than pollination by honeybees in experiments at Davis

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Louis K. Mann, University of California, Davis.

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California Agriculture 8(7):3-3.

Published July 01, 1954

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Abstract

That field-grown Powdery Mildew Resistant Cantaloupe No. 45 drops fewer pollinated flowers when insect-pollinated than when hand-pollinated was confirmed in a recent comparative study of fruit set on thinned vines.

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The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 117.5.

Fruit set in melon breeding: Hand pollination found to be less effective than pollination by honeybees in experiments at Davis

Louis K. Mann
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Fruit set in melon breeding: Hand pollination found to be less effective than pollination by honeybees in experiments at Davis

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Authors

Louis K. Mann, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 8(7):3-3.

Published July 01, 1954

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

That field-grown Powdery Mildew Resistant Cantaloupe No. 45 drops fewer pollinated flowers when insect-pollinated than when hand-pollinated was confirmed in a recent comparative study of fruit set on thinned vines.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 117.5.


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