STRAWBERRY BREEDING IN YUGOSLAVIA
Over the 30-year period, some 370 parental combinations with 63 cultivars and hybrids as parents were used. The most common parents used were as follows: Belrubi, Georg Solwedel, 45/7, Macherauchs Frühernte, Madame Moutot, Senga Gigana, Senga Precosa, Senga Sengana, Surprise des Halles, Talisman and Wädenswil 8. Over 337,500 hybrid seeds were produced and 27,600 hybrid seedlings were raised. Some 210 promising hybrids were chosen and selected for further trials, three of which were named and released as cultivars - one being very early (Cacanska Rana) and the other two early (45/7 and Cacanska Krupna), as well as a number of elite hybrids (II/1/87, II/2/87, II/3/87, X/1/87 and X/2/87) which are currently under test and some of them are expected to be named as new cultivars.