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New spinach immune to mildew: Hybrid variety developed by plant breedng program intended for use where Viroflay is adapted, produces comparable yield

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Paul G. Smith, University of California, Davis.
Mike B. Zahara, University of California, Davis.

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California Agriculture 10(7):15-15.

Published July 01, 1956

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Abstract

Califlay, a new variety of spinach that is completely immune from downy mildew—blue mold—has been planted in most of the spinach-growing areas of the state during the past two years and growth appears to be satisfactory in all areas.

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Frank W. Zink, Associate Specialist in Vegetable Crops, Davis; John W. Sowden, Assistant Specialist in Vegetable Crops, Davis; R. A. Brendler, Farm Advisor, Ventura County; R. H. Sciaroni, Farm Advisor, San Mateo County; and G. E. May, Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County—all of the University of California—conducted the field tests reported here.

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 906.

New spinach immune to mildew: Hybrid variety developed by plant breedng program intended for use where Viroflay is adapted, produces comparable yield

Paul G. Smith, Mike B. Zahara
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New spinach immune to mildew: Hybrid variety developed by plant breedng program intended for use where Viroflay is adapted, produces comparable yield

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Authors

Paul G. Smith, University of California, Davis.
Mike B. Zahara, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 10(7):15-15.

Published July 01, 1956

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Califlay, a new variety of spinach that is completely immune from downy mildew—blue mold—has been planted in most of the spinach-growing areas of the state during the past two years and growth appears to be satisfactory in all areas.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Frank W. Zink, Associate Specialist in Vegetable Crops, Davis; John W. Sowden, Assistant Specialist in Vegetable Crops, Davis; R. A. Brendler, Farm Advisor, Ventura County; R. H. Sciaroni, Farm Advisor, San Mateo County; and G. E. May, Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County—all of the University of California—conducted the field tests reported here.

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 906.


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