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Fruit Culture in Alabama: Selecting Adapted Varieties
Arlie Powell, David Himelrick, William Dozier, Dave Williams
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Pages / Length: 12
Publication Date: 04/10/2002

With hundreds of varieties available for a given type of fruit, growers should review varietal information before establishing their planting. This twelve-page publication guides both home fruit producers and commercial growers in choosing the best varieties—and enhancing their chances for success. Provides guidelines on understanding horticultural varieties, understanding trueness to type, and choosing the best-adapted varieties. Also includes detailed tables of suggested fruit varieties for north, central, and south Alabama, as well as maps of chilling zones in Alabama counties.